Cannot afford to take the time away from work to gain education and improve your career with in the meat industry. This will no longer be a problem! With the online National Meat Training System we bring the school to you. Available through Olds College and participating Educational Institutions such as NAIT & SAIT in Alberta and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in BC.
Now you can increase your value within your organization by studying online for various course certificates.
NOTE: Online courses that are currently active have LINKS attached: See below!
- Meat Safe- Alberta
- WHMIS – Work place Hazardous Materials Information System (http://www.worksitesafety.ca)
- Food Safe Level I BC & Alberta (http://www.foodsafe.ca)
- Value added meat processing
- Humane Stunning & Slaughter http://www.oldscollege.ca/continuing-education/national-meat-training-centre/animal-welfare-humane-slaughter/index
There are currently five Institutions in Canada offering meat industry training and certification Training and specialties vary slightly at each school. Listed below are the four Schools and duration of each program with links to each school website. Hit the link button to go to all the School Programs for more detailed information!
|ALBERTA||OLDS College Meat Harvesting & Processing Program||15 weeks – 3 intakes per year||Info|
|ALBERTA||NAIT – Retail Meat Processing Program||18 weeks – 2 intakes per year||Info|
|ALBERTA||SAIT – Retail Meat Processing Program||34 weeks – 1 intake per year||Info|
|BRITISH COLUMBIA||TRU – Retail Meat Processing & Manufacturing Program||9 months (38 weeks) – 1 intake per year||Info|
|BRITISH COLUMBIA||TRU – B.C. Meat Cutter Apprenticeship training Courses Level I & II for Registered Apprentices only||1 month – Level I
1 month – Level II
|SASKATCHEWAN||Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Prince Albert Campus||18 weeks 2 intakes per year||Info|