As well as enjoying the practical aspect of cutting technique, Butchers with a customer-oriented outlook, great interpersonal skills and passion for food will thrive in this industry. As well as dealing with suppliers and wholesalers – communicating with customers about how cuts of meat can best be enjoyed is a rewarding feature of this career.
Our Butchery unit standards will introduce students to what a career in Butchery might look like. Our resources will help develop the fundamental skills such as meat selection, presentation, storage, stock control and more.
To become a Butcher, you’ll need to complete an apprenticeship and gain a New Zealand Trade Certificate in Trade Butchery – Skills4Work are the only provider in New Zealand to provide Butchery Training. For more information about our Apprenticeship programme – get in touch.
(62) Maintain personal presentation and a positive attitude in a workplace involving customer contact
(11941) Establish and maintain positive customer service interactions. Build rapport with customers
Presenting Meat for Sale
(17236) Demonstrate knowledge of refrigeration for meat retailing
(26263) Demonstrate knowledge of meat cuts and stock control
Making Mince Meat
(26267) Select and mince sheep meat
(26272) Select and mince beef meat
(26277) Select and mince pork meat
(26281) Select and mince poultry meat
We’re proud to be able to incorporate a variety of teaching styles to engage a wide range of people, from all walks of life, with different learning preferences.
All of our workplace training programmes can be tailored to suit your business by giving learners training content and examples that are relevant to their job. To ensure minimum downtime, Skills4Work training can be delivered at our purpose-built training centre in Manakau, Auckland – or onsite at yours!