Massey University's Diploma in Meat Technology is for those working in the meat industry. You could be a process supervisor, foreperson or skilled process worker, or aspire to be a plant manager, production manager, meat marketer, or compliance manager.
If the meat industry is to remain competitive, a scientifically and technologically trained workforce is vital. This qualification gives you the skills needed to lead the industry.
The programme will increase your technological and scientific knowledge. You will learn how to make informed decisions to improve process efficiency and product quality. Ultimately this enhances or maintains company competitiveness.
To enter the Diploma in Meat Technology you will:
More than 40 per cent of the managers of New Zealand's export meat processing plants are Diploma of Meat Technology graduates.
If you meet the following criteria you may apply to be credited the Part One requirements if you have:
If you meet the above criteria you should apply for credit as early as possible, once you have been accepted into the programme. You will be informed in writing of any credit awarded. Please note there are no credit fees associated with applying for Credit towards the Diploma in Meat Technology.
For more information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: