Australian meat processing

Start a career in the Australian meat processing industry with qualifications for occupations like butcher, meat packer or hygiene auditor.


Full qualification

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)

Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)

Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

"The meat industry is one of the biggest industry in the world with so much opportunity. It has already taken me half way across the world…and this is only the beginning."

 Joseph Maberley - 2019 apprentice applicant

Help line

Call 13 28 11 to speak to our support team about finding a local training provider.

Steady work

Build a career in a long-term industry.

Starting pay

Mid-range graduate salaries are around $44K.

Transferable skills

Work in different locations around Australia.

Potential careers

Butcher, Delicatessen assistant, Abattoir worker, Quality assurance officer, Hygiene auditor, Meat wholesaler.