AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

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Course description

The AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) is the trade qualification for retail butchers and their apprentices. Over 2.5 years of hands-on training you will gain both practical skills and industry knowledge, then graduate as a fully qualified butcher. The course covers: using knives and cutting tools, trimming and cutting different types of meat and poultry, personal safety, selling meat to customers, cleaning and sanitation.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Abattoir Knife Hand$1,050 weekly pay
Abattoir Labourers$1,050 weekly pay
Butcher$1,250 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Quality Assurance (Abattoir)$1,350 weekly pay
Abattoir Supervisor$1,350 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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