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

It is recommended candidates hold:
- the New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing (Animal Product Examination) (Level 4) with an optional strand in Ante-Mortem [Ref: 3672]
- or the New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing (Level 4) with strands in Boning Operations, Grading, Meat Quality, Rendering, Slaughter Floor Operations, Dressing Operations, and Optimising Meat Yields (Level 4) [Ref: 2496],
- or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide experienced employees for the meat processing sector who are able to work as animal product examiners either:
- in a supervisory capacity in meat processing operations, or
- supervising company meat inspectors.

This qualification will ensure the maintenance of standards in animal product examination and verification that can provide domestic and international markets with confidence in a quality range of meat products.

What graduates earn

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

$33,000

Median earnings one year after study

$34,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

72%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Clutha District Council: Tuapeka County Bursary Fund

Provided by:

Clutha District Council - Corporate Services Administrator

Website:

https://www.cluthadc.govt.nz/your-district/funding-schemes/Pages/default.aspx

Value:

Minimum bursary of $1000 is available annually.

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New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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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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