"Meatcutter" means a person who breaks down carcasses, cuts meat to industry specification using hand and power tools in a safe and sanitary manner, and/or has a basic understanding of handling meat carcasses. Also orders, handles and prepares for sale a variety of seafood products, manufacturers prepared meat products, and handles cured meat products for sale. Also has a knowledge of ordering and inventory control and of human and customer relations.
Program Update: August 2020: Changes to the Program Outline and Assessment Guidelines
The Exam Weighting Chart is available for the Certificate of Qualification and shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).
Note: A VALID Foodsafe Level 1 Certification or equivalent is a pre-requisite to challenge this certification.
Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience
- How to Apply
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- Application Form
- Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
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- Employer Declaration
- Document of relevant work experience
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- Statutory Declaration
- Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
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