This qualification is for those working in the meat and poultry industry. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to achieve competence at work or to develop existing skills and knowledge, perhaps to support multi-skilling or increase productivity at work.
This course offers you a unique blend of meat and poultry focused skills and knowledge units, covering craft or automated processing, retail, service and support competences. It also gives you the opportunity to develop some specialist subject knowledge relevant to all occupational roles, should this be required to support the business or individual career progression within the meat and poultry sector.
** You may be required to complete Essential Skills to a Level 1 in Application of Number and/or Communication, if you do not hold the exemptions as required by the Food and Drink APPNI Framework.**
- Have reached the minimum school leaving age;
- Have achieved a full Level 1 qualification or equivalent;
- Meet the SRC entry requirements as set out in the Admissions Policy.
Non-apprenticeship students will be required to complete work placement as part of this course in an established butchery outlet.
- Maintain workplace health and safety in food operations
- Maintain workplace food safety standards in food operations
- Sharpen cutting tools in use in food operations
- Carry out primal cutting in meat processing
- Carry out trimming and boning in meat processing
- Produce sausages
- Produce added value products in sales operations
- Sell food products in retail environment
1 to 2 days per week over 1 year
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Meat and Poultry or Food Industry Skills.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
028 3025 9683
IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT
In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.
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