Meat Services

Meat Services

Certificate Description

This program is the only one of its kind in the Western US and graduates are highly sought after for employment.

The facilities at Bridgerland Technical College offer the best possible environment for meat training. Instruction is hands-on and individualized to meet the occupational goals of each student. Topics include knife care, inspection, sanitation, equipment, wholesale, custom harvesting, custom cutting, retail, pricing, cured and smoked meats, ground meats, beef, pork, poultry, fish/seafood, meat preparation.

Students also learn basic cooking skills needed to prepare and serve the meat products they work with.

Students will gain knowledge and skills regarding the retail atmosphere, which include customer service, stocking cases, inventory control, product rotation, and minimizing waste.

 

Certificate Courses

Certificate Requirements

Assessment: basic reading (75%), whole numbers (85%), decimals (83%), fractions (83%), percents (83%), and measurement (80%). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

Employment Outlook

Meat service is the fourth largest industry in the nation. Graduates are thoroughly prepared for careers in many settings such as retail stores, wholesale dealers, US Department of Agriculture grading and inspecting services, livestock buyers, merchandising/sales, and processing plants.

When Can I Start?

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available in the program. Because of demand, some programs have waiting lists to get in to the program. Please contact Student Services for information on those programs with waiting lists and defined starting dates.

I'm Ready To Get Started


1. Step One - Fill Out An Application

Logan Campus Application

2. Step Two: Schedule An Assessment
Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 1210 can waive assessment requirements (except keyboarding) if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.Please email your scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule an Assessment

Is There Financial Aid?

Bridgerland Technical College participates in a variety of assistance programs that aid students in covering the costs associated with enrollment in full-time certificate programs. The Financial Aid Office provides information for grants, scholarships, and VA education benefits. Bridgerland Technical College does not participate in or endorse any loan program. The Financial Aid Office is located at the Main Campus, 1301 North 600 West. Stop by anytime or call (435) 750-3279, (435) 750-3114, or (435) 750-3204 for more information.

How much does it cost? Can I make payments? Are all tuition and fees due up front?

Most certificates take about one year to complete. Each individual certificate page has tuition and fee amounts listed. Students can be setup on a payment plan and make payments each month (due on the 1st).

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1,770 - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$253

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
900 Hours - 8 months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk
Certificate Availability
High School Students: Arranged - varies by school Adult Students: Mon - Fri: 8am - 2:30pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 78%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 22%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus 

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm (We will be open at 7:30 am on the first day of registration)

Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus 

In-Person Hours Brigham City Branch Campus
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Main Office
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016