Meat Services

Certificate Description

The Meat Services program provides adult and high school students the opportunity to obtain a Bridgerland Technical College certificate in meat services. Highly skilled, industry trained instructors will guide students through hands-on and individualized instruction to meet the occupational goals of each student. Topics include knife care, inspection, sanitation, equipment, wholesale, custom harvesting, custom cutting, retail, pricing, cured/smoked meats, ground meats, beef, pork, poultry, and fish/seafood. Students will also learn basic cooking skills needed to prepare and serve meat products. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.

Meat Services program Objectives:

  • Graduates will safely operate, clean, and maintain knives and meat processing equipment.
  • Graduates will safely demonstrate how to harvest, grade, breakdown, produce cuts (retail and custom), package, and sell beef products.
  • Graduates will safely demonstrate how to harvest, grade, breakdown, produce cuts (retail and custom), package, and sell pork products.
  • Graduates will safely demonstrate how to harvest, grade, breakdown, produce cuts (retail and custom), package, and sell lamb products.
  • Graduates will safely demonstrate how to retail trim and package poultry and fish products.
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 4), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4). Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

For additional information on occupational profile, please click here.

Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Step 1 - Let's Get Started - Admissions

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

Step 2 - Assessment

Pre-Enrollment: WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 4), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule Appointment in Logan

Step 3 - Enrollment and Registration

Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$1,905 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$272

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, 8 am - 2:30 pm

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 100%
Job Placement: 100%
Withdrawal: 0%

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.

Give Us a Year Get a New Career

Its never too late to get an education to better your career or go off to a University.

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.

Read More

Get In Touch

Additional Information

CARES Act Required Reporting

 

Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
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
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
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

If you need to contact any of our instructors or staff members please Click Here.

Contact Us

Logan Campus - 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