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Specialist Butchery training

Specialist Butchery training Scottish Meat Training is a specialist training provider in the retail meat industry. Employees of any age can be enrolled for on the job training working towards a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in Meat and Poultry Processing.

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2016 SVQ Level 3 Modern Apprentice of the Year

2016 SVQ Level 3 Modern Apprentice of the Year In association with SQA
Nominated by SMT assessors and based on achievement of SVQ level 3 modern apprenticeship.

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2016 SVQ Level 2 Modern Apprentice of the Year

2016 SVQ Level 2 Modern Apprentice of the Year In association with SQA
Nominated by SMT assessors and based on achievement of SVQ level 2 modern apprenticeship.

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2016 Extra Mile Award

2016 Extra Mile Award In association with SQA
This category is for the trainee who has “gone the extra mile” in their own progression, new product development, customer service which has had a positive impact on the business they work in.

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2016 Training Partner of the Year

2016 Training Partner of the Year In association with SQA
This category is for the Employer/Business who has engaged with Scottish Meat Training and the assessors to maximise the potential of their apprentices.

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2016 Training Mentor of the Year

2016 Training Mentor of the Year In association with SQA
This category nominations were made by the trainees and was for the individual who has encouraged the trainee in their development within their workplace

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RETAIL MEAT TRAINING - AN OVERVIEW

RETAIL MEAT TRAINING - AN OVERVIEW Qualifications and the extent of training in Scottish retail meat industry

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Career Speed Networking

Career Speed Networking Stewart helps Lantra out with Career Speed Networking at the Royal Highland Show

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Five Star Service in Bathgate

Five Star Service in Bathgate 15/04/16: Five star service is guaranteed at a Bathgate butchers after five members of staff achieve customer service qualifications.

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Contact us

Scottish Meat Training
8-10 Needless Road,
Perth, PH2 0JW,
Scotland.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 637785
Fax: +44 (0)1738 441059
Email: claire@meattraining.net

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MEATTRAINING.NET

MEATTRAINING.NET Scottish Meat Training is a specialist training provider in the retail meat industry. Employees of any age can be enrolled for on the job training

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WHERE IT`S COOL TO WORK

Like air to breathe, we all need food and drink to survive. This means that the food and drink industry will always be one of the world’s most important.

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Get Lean In 2016

Food Manufacturing Excellence: New qualifications to help you slim down the costs in your business.

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SVQ 2 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence

GF0G 22 SVQ 2 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence at SCQF Level 5

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RETAIL BUTCHER

The work of a retail butcher involves cutting, de-boning, trimming, dicing and mincing meat to satisfy customers orders, in addition to handling cash, weighing and displaying products and serving the customer.

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Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence

Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in Food Manufacturing Excellence (FME) are designed for learners who are working in food manufacture and offer a sustainable continuous improvement programme for the workplace.

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MEAT PROCESS WORKER

A Meat Process Worker usually works in one of the areas below and, depending on circumstances, may carry out one or more of the activities listed.

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SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Distribution Skills) at SCQF Level 5

GG4W 22 SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Distribution Skills)

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FOUNDATION HACCP

Scottish Meat Training (SMT) has a Distance Learning Course available that leads to a The Foundation Certificate in HACCP.

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MODERN APPRENTICESHIPS

MODERN APPRENTICESHIPS Modern Apprenticeships are a government-funded initiative available to all age groups. They are aimed at people who want to develop their careers within their chosen industry.

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WHOLESALE BUTCHER

Wholesale butchers cut, bone, trim and pack meat for sale to retail and catering butchers, restaurants and hotels. They usually work in meat plants or depots.

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SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Meat and Poultry Skills)

GG6A 22 SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Meat and Poultry Skills) at SCQF Level 5

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SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Production and Processing Skills)

GG4Y 22 SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Production and Processing Skills) at SCQF Level 5

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2015 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND

2015 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND Dedication and innovation of young butchers celebrated at Meat Skills Final. The winners, sponsored by the Scotch Butchers Club (Quality Meat Scotland), are both from Aberdeenshire and employees of the same butchers business - Davidson Specialist Butchers, based in Inverurie.

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MEAT MANAGERS` HACCP COURSE

Meat Managers Hygiene and HACCP Course is delivered over one day for candidates who have already received basic food hygiene training as a minimum. Next course: February 2017, venue Methil, Fife

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LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY QUALIFICATION

LEVEL 2 FOOD SAFETY QUALIFICATION This course intended for all those involved in the food industry.

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CRAFT BUTCHER QUALIFICATIONS

CRAFT BUTCHER QUALIFICATIONS The Scottish Craft Butcher Qualifications are an elite suit of awards recognised as formal and comprehensive evidence of quality training and achievement in the Scottish Meat Industry.

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WHAT ARE SVQs?

SVQs (Scottish Vocational Qualifications) are work-based qualifications which confirm a person's ability to do their job.

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ABATTOIR OPERATIVES

Abattoir operatives work in abattoirs, preparing animal carcasses before they are passed on to butchers and meat process workers.

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SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Food Sales and Service Skills)

GG50 22 SVQ 2 in Food and Drink Operations (Food Sales and Service Skills) at SCQF Level 5

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SVQ 2 FOOD AND DRINK OPERATIONS: FOOD MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

GF0G 22 SVQ 2 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence at SCQF Level 5

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MEAT INSPECTOR

Meat inspection comes under the jurisdiction of the Food Standards Scotland and is an independent enforcement agency.

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SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations (Meat and Poultry Skills)

GG6C 23 SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations (Meat and Poultry Skills) at SCQF Level 6

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SVQ 3 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence

GF0H 23 SVQ 3 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence at SCQF level 6

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BENEFIT TO BUSINESS

Apprenticeships provide relevant training designed by employers in the food and drink manufacturing sector, in order to meet industry needs.

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PATHWAY TO LEVEL 2 MA

PATHWAY TO LEVEL 2 MA Modern Apprenticeship in Meat & Poultry Proessing and Butchery Retail Skills

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FOOD TECHNOLOGIST

Food technologists aim to produce safe and nutritious food with a consistent flavour, colour, and texture.

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SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations (Supply Chain Skills GG49 23)

GG49 23 SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations (Supply Chain Skills GG49 23) at SCQF Level 6

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SVQ 3 FOOD AND DRINK OPERATIONS: FOOD MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

GF0H 23 SVQ 3 Food and Drink Operations: Food Manufacturing Excellence at SCQF level 6

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER

Environmental health officers (EHOs) use their specialist skills and knowledge to develop, co-ordinate, implement and enforce public health policies.

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SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations

GG51 23 SVQ 3 in Food and Drink Operations at SCQF Level 6

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MODERN APPRENTICESHIP IN FOOD MANUFACTURE

An apprenticeship is a work-based learning programme for current and future employees, with learning on the job. Available at Level 2 and Level 3

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PATHWAY TO LEVEL 3 MA

PATHWAY TO LEVEL 3 MA Modern Apprenticeship in Meat and Poultry Processing

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Questions that Modern Apprenticeships generate

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2015 TRI NATIONS BUTCHERS CHALLENGE

2015 TRI NATIONS BUTCHERS CHALLENGE Gary Raeburn from Forbes Raeburn & Sons in Huntly represented GB in New Zealand

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2015 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2015 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION Finalists are announced for the 2015 Meat Skills Scotland Final

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Lisa Finnigan, Inverurie

Lisa Finnigan, Inverurie The Meat Trades Journal’s UK Young Butcher of the Year 2015 and Scottish Young Butcher of the Year 2015.

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TRAINING SCHEME OF THE YEAR

TRAINING SCHEME OF THE YEAR Scottish Craft Butchers are delighted Scottish Meat Training has been named the 2014 Training Scheme of the Year by Meat Management Magazine.

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Daniel Earl, Dumfries

Daniel Earl, Dumfries 15/05/14: Daniel Earl, (17) of Dumfries is one of 900 food and drink employees hoping to complete a Modern Apprenticeship in Scotland each year.

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John Hill, Dunblane

John Hill, Dunblane 09/02/16: The 24 year old achieved the highest industry award just six years after leaving Dunblane High School.

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Daniel Bissett, Muir of Ord

Daniel Bissett, Muir of Ord 02/02/16: Having been employed by John M Munro, Daniel was enrolled on to a Level Two Modern Apprenticeship (MA) in Food and Drink Butchery Skills and achieved that after 18 months.

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Jurgens Joubert, Whiteness

Jurgens Joubert, Whiteness 15/11/13: Jurgens Joubert, who works with Shetland Islands butcher J and K Anderson won the Level 3 Modern Apprentice of the Year category at the national awards.

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AK STODDART RECOGNISED BY SDS

AK STODDART RECOGNISED BY SDS Scottish Meat Training delighted to congratulate AK Stoddart on recognition for committment to training.

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2013 FINALISTS FOR MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND

2013 FINALISTS FOR MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND Finalists in the 2013 Meat Skills Scotland Final

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AWARDS FOR FALKIRK TRAINEE

AWARDS FOR FALKIRK TRAINEE Steven Smith of Hollerans in Laurieston and Linlithgow not only picked up the Trainee of the Year Award at the Backing Falkirk`s Future Awards 2012 but also walked off with the Provosts Award for exceptional achievement.

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DO`S AND DONT`S OF MEAT DISPLAY

DO`S AND DONT`S OF MEAT DISPLAY Viv Harvey, Butchery Development Manager of Raps UK took butchers to the other side of the counter in a Display Demonstration.

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2011 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2011 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION Two Scottish butchers have shown their meat mettle by beating off stiff competition to scoop the Scotch Butchers Club Meat Skills Scotland Championship title.

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VIV RAPS IN KIRKWALL, DINGWALL & STORNOWAY

VIV RAPS IN KIRKWALL, DINGWALL & STORNOWAY Thanks to SFMTA`s European project "Cutting it in Scotland." New product workshops were held in three locations in the Highlands and Islands during the last week in October 2010.

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CRAFT CERTIFICATE LEADS THE WAY

CRAFT CERTIFICATE LEADS THE WAY The Scottish Federation of Meat Traders Craftsman Certificate has become the first employer in-house training in the UK food industry to be officially credit rated.

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CREDIT FOR TRAINING

CREDIT FOR TRAINING A Forres butcher is the very first to be presented with The Scottish Federation of Meat Traders Craftsman Certificate since it became the first employer in-house training in the UK food industry to be officially credit rated

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UK YOUNG BUTCHER OF THE YEAR 2009

UK YOUNG BUTCHER OF THE YEAR 2009 Stewart McClymont from Bennetts in Dunblane lifted the title at a ceremony in London on Tuesday 17th November.

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2009 MEAT SKILLS NORTHERN IRELAND

2009 MEAT SKILLS NORTHERN IRELAND Four finalists in each category - Under 22 and Over 22 - contested the finals held on Sunday 6th September in the Castle Upton Suite at the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick.

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BUTCHERS GO INTO BATTLE

BUTCHERS GO INTO BATTLE Scotland’s top butchers sharpened their knives to go into a battle of skills.

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UK YOUNG BUTCHER OF THE YEAR 2008

UK YOUNG BUTCHER OF THE YEAR 2008 Alan Elliot of Dalbeattie Fine Foods picked up yet another award, this time in London. He was one of three Scottish finalists.

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2007 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2007 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION Eight contestants thrilled the audience at the Scottish Meat Trades Fair in Perth on Sunday 13th May. The outcome despite a very fierce challenge from all the other finalists was a win for the two defending champions. Prizes were presented by Uel Morton, Chief Executive of Quality Meat Scotland.

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INTERNATIONAL BUTCHER

Young Butcher of the Year 2006, Gary Raeburn from Forbes Raeburn and Sons in Huntly, Aberdeenshire represented Scotland at the Irish Retail Show held at City West near Dublin on Sunday 5th November 2006. The event was organised by the Associated Craft Butchers of Ireland.

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INNOVATION WITH DUTCH MEAT PRODUCTS

INNOVATION WITH DUTCH MEAT PRODUCTS
Scottish butchers were privileged to have a visit from Europe`s leaders in meat product innovation.

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2006 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2006 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION The 2006 Meat Skills competition was held at the Scottish Meat Challenge at the Business and Learning Centre, Lauder College, Dunfermline on Wednesday 20th September.

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SCOTTISH MEAT TRAINING




Scottish Meat Training (formerly Food Training Services) is a wholly owned subsidiary of SFMTA. A training company built on the experience of delivering SVQs and Hygiene Courses to the Meat Trade.


For the full range of Scottish Meat Training please click here.

Meat Industry training delivered by the industry to the industry.

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2005 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2005 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION The 2005 Meat Skills competition was held at the Scottish Meat Challenge at the Business and Learning Centre, Lauder College, Dunfermline on Tuesday 20th September.

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2004 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION

2004 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND COMPETITION Held at Ingliston on Wednesday 22nd September as part of the QMS / SFMTA Scottish Meat Challenge. Results were as follows:-

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2003 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND

The final was held at the Scottish Meat Trades Fair in Perth on Sunday 7th September.

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2002 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND

Results from the Finals held in Perth on Sunday 8th September

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2001 MEAT SKILLS SCOTLAND

Four contestants competed in each age category.

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SCOTTISH CRAFT BUTCHERS

SCOTTISH CRAFT BUTCHERSThe Points of Difference
Your Natural Choice

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Who are Scottish Craft Butchers

Who are Scottish Craft Butchers"Scottish Craft Butchers" is the consumer facing branding for members of the Scottish Federation of Meat Traders Association

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONSA list of all the current Scottish Champions from meat product competitions.

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COOKING WITH MEAT DVD

COOKING WITH MEAT DVDA DVD that was specifically produced to assist butchers inform both their staff and their customers on the best ways to cook meat.

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LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

LIKE US ON FACEBOOKScottish Craft Butcher Facebook page

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