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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Life Sciences & Business
Field of Study:Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter
Description:The Olds College Meat Processing certificate is unique in North America packing the whole process stream from slaughter to retail into 15 weeks. Where big plants once dominated the industry, the revival of the art is back; teaching hands-on practical technique and science for the highest premium quality cuts. As a successful graduate you will gain the experience needed to start your own entrepreneurial business venture or take your skills to Canada’s third largest industry!

URL:Meat Processing at Olds College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,598
Careers:Meat Cutters

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants should be 18 years of age or older and in good physical condition.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience
    Alternate Admission Status applies if you do not meet the Alberta high school requirements of the program to which you are applying, or if you received your high school education through home based learning. Alternate Admission Status students may be required to meet specific program admission requirements. To apply under this status, you must submit a transcript(s) showing any completed high school and post-secondary courses, a letter in support of your application outlining aspects of your background and experience that might have prepared you for the program and a resume of work experience. Documents such as letters of reference from previous educators or employers, and/or a portfolio of related academic/project work may be included with your application.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on March 05, 2021