OCN NI Level 3 Award in The Principles of Meat Technology Review

Closes 14 Jun 2023

Opened 16 May 2023


The OCN NI (The Open College Network Northern Ireland) Level 3 Award in The Principles of Meat Technology was developed by Food Technologists at Loughry Campus, CAFRE in response to the Meat Industry’s demands for a recognised qualification in practical Meat Technology.

Participants will accumulate credits which will enable progression towards higher level qualifications within the food technology sector. To achieve this qualification, learners must successfully complete all five mandatory units (five credits). The mandatory units include Factors Affecting Meat Eating Quality, Legislation and Labelling of Meat and Meat Products, Meat Microbiology and Shelf life, Meat Curing, Smoking and Fermentation Technology and Burger and Sausage Manufacture.

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