Short Courses

Basic Home Butchery

Basic Home Butchery covers the skills of knife sharpening and the processes involved in breaking down a sheep carcase.

Course Code: SAH028

Fees: $319.00

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This course will provide the skills for participants to dress and process livestock on a property

Topics include:

  • plant tour
  • knife sharpening
  • mutton boning demonstration and practice
  • roll and net roast
  • bone mutton leg and shoulder
  • seaon and roll and pack
  • sausage making
  • beef boning demonstration (if beef available)

At the end of the course, participants will be able to break a mutton carcase into primal cuts and sharpen and maintain knives.

The course consists of the following units of competency: MTMPSR203A sharpen knives
MTMSR301C break carcase into primal cuts

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

At the end of the course, participants will be able to break a mutton carcase into primal cuts and sharpen and maintain knives.

For any additional information, please contact Short courses and Future Students 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.