New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing and Meat Product Manufacturing
Level of study
8 - 12 months (depending on strand)
Learners must be employed in the sector and must engage in training via their employer.
These programmes will develop people in the meat and meat product industry into competent, experienced operators who can operate unsupervised. Programmes provide standards of competent performance for operations that can provide domestic and international markets with confidence in a quality range of meat products.
There are many strands available:
- Boning Operations
- Meat Yield Optimization
- Slaughter Floor Operations
- Dressing Operations
- Meat Quality Assurance
Graduates of all strands will be able to apply knowledge of company quality, environmental and hygiene requirements as well as plan and manage their work priorities.