New Zealand Certificate in Meat Processing – Level 3-5

Food Safe collaborates with Primary ITO to offer this programme 

Registration includes an ITO training agreement and administration

A video for companies and trainees that explains the brand new New Zealand Certificate Training Qualifications:



This qualification is designed for people employed in the processing of food and related products in the meat sector. It further builds on the NZQA level 2 skills and is intended for all operators. 

Suitable for

All operators, coordinators, team leaders, supervisors, managers and staff interested in further developing their skills.

Training solutions include

  • Product safety programme management (FSP/RMP) knowledge
  • Quality assurance skills to the applicable level
  • Competitive manufacturing skills (E.G. 5 S) to the applicable level
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) skills to the applicable level 
  • Health and safety (safe work practice) management
  • Sustainable environmental practices to the applicable level
  • Clean-in-place skills to the applicable level
  • Documentation skills to the applicable level
  • Auditing (internal verification / monitoring) to the applicable level

Specialized options include

  • Prevention and management of discomfort, injury and pain in the workplace
  • Hazard identification and risk assessment


  • Complements compliance requirements
  • Is simplified and visual, and supportive of implementing learning back on-job
  • Is delivered by a trained ISO 9001 & 22000 lead auditor
  • Is delivered by a trainer with first hand knowledge and experience in high compliance operations where Food Safe also operates, such as the dairy sector

NZC Qualification Details with Limited Programme (LCP) highlighted





  Meat Processing Training - Level 3 Options    




This training is available on request for groups as small as 6 or more.

This video explains how Food Safe collaborates with companies to deliver food safety training: 

To request a course, call 0800 003 097 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.