Employees of grocery stores and meat processors who want to make a career in meat cutting and advance their skills in meat cutting and processing. Current employees of grocery stores (including employees not yet working in the meat department) and meat processors are invited to apply for one of ten spots in the certificate training.
Meat cutters are in high demand for industry processors and in meat departments of grocery stores. This free, hands-on certificate training will include in-person sessions at the Michigan State University Meat Lab and in the meat department of grocery stores in southeast Michigan. Additional course content will be conducted in online sessions. The training will be interactive and applied to learning how to cut and package meat.
This certificate training will only be open to ten participants and be taught by experienced professionals in the meat industry.
Funding for this pilot training program is provided by the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture. Additional partners include Michigan State University AgBioResearch, Association of Food & Petroleum Dealers and Michigan Meat Association.