This course is designed for 19+ Adults. This qualification will allow you to develop your knowledge and practical skills in meat preparation.
This course has been specifically designed for chefs, butchery enthusiasts and other food trade personnel. Product knowledge and factors affecting meat quality will be referenced throughout the duration of this course.
The entry requirements for this course are:
- Having a keen interest in butchery with a desire to learn new skills
- You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include completing an assessment, based on your prior qualifications
This course consists of the following Modules:
- Product identification
- Factors affecting meat quality
- Knife skills
- Boning, seaming and trimming
- Tying a butchers knot and rolling joints of meat
- Product presentation
Carvery Chicken 3 bird Roast (Deboned and stuffed with duck, turkey and sage and onion or sausage meat )
Chicken Kiev (garlic and butter filling)
Chicken Ballotines filled with stuffing and wrapped with bacon
Seasoned Chicken Tulips (from the wings)
Beef from a whole LMC (prime shoulder cut):
A roasting joint barded with a thin layer of fat and tied with fine twine.
Tenderised steak suitable for frying or grilling.
Beef Olives prepared with a delicious beef stuffing and
presented as parcels & roses
Pork (from a leg of pork):
Boneless pork crackling roasting joint
Traditional dry cured bacon
Pork sausage meat
Hand pressed burgers, scotch eggs and a sausage plait made
from puff pastry
Turkey(from a whole fresh, oven ready turkey):
Boneless breast roasting joint
Escalope's ( flavour coated or bread crumbed)
Boneless turkey leg filled with stuffing and wrapped in bacon.
Hand pressed turkey burgers
Lamb (1) (from a whole English shoulder & breast) Cushion of lamb. (Boneless shoulder with a special stuffing made with a garden mint seasoning and dried apricots)
Boneless breast of lamb joint
Lamb (2) (from an English loin and best end)
Boneless rump roast
Noisettes (boneless loin)
Carre D'Agneau (with a mint and apricot or orange and herb
College resources: Air conditioned butchery training room with a wide range of modern equipment.
You will be assessed via:
- Knowledge questions
This course will lead to exploring employment opportunities within the meat trade, or continue in further study on a Professional Butchery course.