New Zealand Certificate in Meat and Meat Product Manufacturing

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

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Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Animal Products Act 1999
- Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015
- Food Act 2014
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Overseas Market Access Requirements (OMARS), and
- General requirements for export (GREXs) outlined by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the meat and meat product manufacturing sector with competent employees, who are able to work under supervision in varied operational positions in meat or meat product manufacturing.

This qualification is targeted at employees of the meat and meat product manufacturing sector not yet engaged in education or training.

This qualification will allow meat and meat product manufacturing workplaces to identify graduates who can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge that meet the meat and manufactured meat product market standards for a range of quality products.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Food and Hospitality at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

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