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Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

National Course Code: AMP30815

TAFE NSW Course Number: AMP30815-01V02


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Start Date:
4 Feb 2019


2 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $10,680
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,620

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Apprenticeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification is the trade qualification for butchers.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This course is specifically for apprentices working in the retail meat industry. To enrol in this course you must be an apprentice.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

AMPCOR201 Maintain personal equipment
AMPCOR205 Communicate in the workplace
AMPR103 Store meat product
AMPR201 Break and cut product using a bandsaw
AMPR205 Use basic methods of meat cookery
AMPR212 Clean meat retail work area
AMPR304 Manage stock
AMPR308 Prepare, roll, sew and net meat
AMPR317 Assess and sell poultry products
AMPR323 Break small stock carcases for retail sale
AMPX211 Trim meat to specifications
AMPCOR202 Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
AMPCOR206 Overview the meat industry
AMPR104 Prepare minced meat and minced meat products
AMPR202 Provide advice on cooking and storage of meat products
AMPR208 Make and sell sausages
AMPR301 Prepare specialised cuts
AMPR305 Meet customer needs
AMPR309 Bone and fillet poultry
AMPR319 Locate, identify and assess meat cuts
AMPX201 Prepare and operate bandsaw
AMPX304 Prepare primal cuts
AMPCOR203 Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
AMPR101 Identify species and meat cuts
AMPR105 Provide service to customers
AMPR203 Select, weigh and package meat for sale
AMPR209 Produce and sell value-added products
AMPR302 Assess carcase or product quality
AMPR306 Provide advice on nutritional role of meat
AMPR313 Order stock in a meat enterprise
AMPR320 Assess and address customer preferences
AMPX209 Sharpen knives
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
AMPCOR204 Follow safe work policies and procedures
AMPR102 Trim meat for further processing
AMPR106 Process sales transactions
AMPR204 Package products using manual packing and labelling equipment
AMPR210 Receive meat products
AMPR303 Calculate yield of carcase or product
AMPR307 Merchandise products, services
AMPR316 Cure, corn and sell product
AMPR322 Prepare and produce value added products
AMPX210 Prepare and slice meat cuts
SIRRMER003 Coordinate visual merchandising activities

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,190
Second qualification$2,620
Non-government subsidised fee$10,680

Apprenticeships: To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled Apprentice fee you must be a registered Apprentice.

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 4 Feb 2019

Workplace: 2 Years

Training and assessment is delivered on-the-job at the apprentices workplace. The TAFE trainer will visit you at your workplace approximately every 3 weeks to monitor training and perform workplace assessments.

To register in this course, please use the Register option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.