Meatcutter

"Meatcutter" means a person who breaks down carcasses, cuts meat to industry specification using hand and power tools in a safe and sanitary manner, and/or has a basic understanding of handling meat carcasses. Also orders, handles and prepares for sale a variety of seafood products, manufacturers prepared meat products, and handles cured meat products for sale. Also has a knowledge of ordering and inventory control and of human and customer relations.

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
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  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 944.78 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
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  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 141.77 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 86.32 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 220.3 KB)