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Meat Cutting and Butchery Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:


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Wisconsin Technical College Meat Cutting and Butchery Programs

Why choose Meat Cutting and Butchery?
  • You are interested in pursuing a career as a butcher or in retail meat sales.
  • You currently work at a meat processing plant or retail meat store and want to learn more about processing, or you would like to sell retail meats directly from your production agriculture operation or open your own meat processing operation.
  • Experience hands-on training with meat cutting and butchering, including knife skills and selection.
  • Includes meat processes such as portioning for retail, smoking, grinding, curing, and brining.
  • Learn the skill of identifying meats for quality and value add.
  • Learn sanitation regulations and standards, and complete the ServSafe certification exam.
  • Scholarships to cover the tuition for this program are available on a limited basis.
This Career Accelerator certificate is a focused, short-term "sprint" to develop targeted, real-world competency for career advancement. Enroll today to accelerate your career and get to the next level in your current job or field of choice!
Meat Cutting and Butchery Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Mid-State Meat Cutting and Butchery at Mid-State