New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing (Animal Product Examination)

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

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide competent employees for the meat processing sector who are able to work as Animal Product Examiners (Meat Inspectors), in a meat processing operation, on stock or post-mortem examinations, on meat products used for human consumption, and ante-mortem examinations on stock.

This qualification will ensure the establishment of standards of competent performance in ante-mortem examinations of stock or post-mortem examinations of animal products that can provide domestic and international markets with confidence in a quality range of meat products.

People will be capable of working in a self-managed capacity.

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

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Hauraki Greenland Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Justice

Website:

https://www.justice.govt.nz/justice-sector-policy/

Value:

$5,000 pa

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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.

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