Short Courses

Basic Home Butchery

Basic Home Butchery covers the skills of knife sharpening and the processes involved in breaking down a sheep carcase. At the end of the course, participants will be able to break a mutton carcase into primal cuts and sharpen and maintain knives.

Course Code: SAH028

Fees: $462.00

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The Basic Home Butchery course features the following modules taken from Certificate III in Meat Processing training package:

MTMPSR203A sharpen knives
MTMSR301C break carcase into primal cuts

Duration: 2 days

This course will be run on weekends 9.30am – 4pm.

Fees range from:

Students eligible for government subsidy $462
Students eligible for concession (Health Care Card) $238
Students ineligible for government subsidy $499

Note: Protective clothing required, including fully enclosed footwear and warm clothes. Material fees could vary due to carcase price variation. Places are limited to 10 people per course.

For any additional information, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400 or 03 9269 8615, or by email.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.