Professional Retail Meat Cutting
Professional Retail Meat Cutting
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.
Assessment: basic reading (62%ile), whole numbers (85%), decimals (83%), fractions (83%), percents (82%), and measurement (85%). 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Pell Eligible: Yes
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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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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
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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
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321
Toll Free: 866-701-1100