Diploma of Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

MTM50211

Course Overview

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Description

The qualification is for people who are in a management position or who have the potential to move into these positions. People who enter this qualification will usually have substantial experience in a meat retailing sector, and will be seeking to improve their business expertise and experience.

People who are considering undertaking this qualification need to be aware that it requires extensive reading, writing of assignments and project work. Previous study at a minimum of Certificate IV level is good preparation for Diploma level study.

The Diploma qualification is designed for people who are already employed in the industry and who have the opportunity to draw upon workplace experiences and to carry out assignments and projects in the workplace.

The four core units should not be offered separately when undertaking this qualification. They should be undertaken as embedded units. The four core units also contain prerequisite units from level II.

Job roles

Job role titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • meat retailing chain manager
  • supermarket meat department manager.
  • Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    63.2%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers

    14.2%

    Sales Workers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    6.6%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Other Services

    57.3%

    Other Services
    Retail Trade

    15.7%

    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services

    9.2%

    Accommodation and Food Services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

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