• Overview - 2019/2020

    This program is delivered at no cost to students!

    This program is not open for International students.

    Learn the specialized, in-demand trade of meat-cutting. This program will prepare you for work in Canada's growing butchery industry. Through a combination of practical, hands-on learning labs, theory classes and work terms, students will build skills in meat processing, product packaging, professional safety standards and work practices.

    • Full-time, eight-month program;
    • Delivered at the London Downtown campus;
    • 18 weeks of in-class training;
    • Eight-week paid work term (a wage subsidy is available for employers as an incentive);
    • Over 30 area employers have full-time jobs with benefits packages available.

    To apply: Please contact Troy Spicer, program coordinator at t_spicer@fanshawec.ca.

    2017 graduate, currently employed at VG Meats in Simcoe as a retail meat cutter

    You will enter the program with an interest and you will leave with a burning desire that this is what you want to do. This program will give you all the necessary skills needed to become successful in the meat industry.


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