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Butchery

Get the skills you need to start a career as a butcher, smallgoods maker, or meat boner and slicer. Our retail butchery courses will teach you to identify and prepare cuts of meat, manage hygiene, and become a storage and presentation expert.

Study butchery

Get the practical skills you need to start a hands-on career as a butcher, small goods maker, or meat boner and slicer. Retail butchers select, cut, prepare, and arrange meat for sale, operate meat processing machines, and manage the production of small goods.

The outlook for qualified butchers in Australia is solid with job openings for butchers and small goods makers over the next five years expected to be up to 25,000. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are reliable and have a good work ethic.

Our retail butchery courses will give you the practical skills and knowledge needed to identify and prepare cuts of meat, manage hygiene, and become a storage and presentation expert. Our experienced staff are highly involved in the industry and will give you the one-on-one help you need to succeed.

Career outcomes

  • Butcher
  • Meat boner and slicer
  • Smallgoods maker