New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing and Meat Product Manufacturing

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Butchery

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Animal Products Act 1999
- Biosecurity Act 1993
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997
- 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 in a boning, grading, meat quality assurance, slaughter, dressing or meat product manufacturing operation producing meat and manufactured meat products.
This qualification is stranded to recognise the specialist skills and knowledge required of the meat and meat product manufacturing industry.
This qualification will allow meat and meat product manufacturing workplaces to recognise graduate skills and knowledge that meet domestic and international market standards in a range of quality meat manufactured meat products.
This qualification is targeted at people who either have some experience, or who have a desire to progress through the industry.

What graduates earn

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

$28,000

Median earnings one year after study

$31,000

Median earnings two years after study

$38,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Grant

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Committee

Website:

http://www.ngatitoa.iwi.nz

Value:

The committee will only consider subsidising course fees.

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Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club

Website:

http://www.northharbourclub.co.nz/what-we-do/aimes-what-we-do/

Value:

Determined by the Trustees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626
Email: info@primaryito.ac.nz
Web: http://www.primaryito.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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