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Butchery and Charcuterie Management

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca

The Butchery and Charcuterie Management program is a 30-week, two-semester certificate program that provides students with a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge of meat handling, sanitation and management skills required for the entry into the range of opportunities that exist within the retail meat, restaurant and hotel industries. Students will receive extensive hands-on training in the preparation of beef, pork, poultry, and fish in accordance to the retail meat industry's standards and develop the skills and scientific knowledge required to produce value added products such as sausages, smoked meats, and processed meat products in a safe manner. Business and customer service skills are developed through course work and the operation of the Meat Counter in the SAIT Market Place. With a focus on sustainability, students will develop an understanding and awareness of where the product came from, how to process it and how to get the most value from the product.

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Student Services
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

A minimum of 35 Alberta high school credits with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents:

  • Math 10C or Math 10-3 or Pure Math 10 or Applied Math 10, AND,
  • English Language Arts 10-1 or English Language Arts 10-2 or Humanities 10.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2019/08/01 to 2020/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,105.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,235.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $750.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 10, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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