Meat Education Programme Launched

20 January 2016, 09:47 AM
  • AHDB Beef & Lamb has unveiled a free-to-use educational resource for the entire meat industry
Meat Education Programme Launched

The Meat Education Programme has been developed to offer professionals working in the meat and butchery industries accessible training to develop their knowledge and understanding of the subject.

Aimed at all professionals working in the industry, including butchers, retailers, processors, chefs, buyers and counter staff, the resource offers a web-based platform which can be accessed via as well as free theory and practical modules, assessment and certification.

Dick van Leeuwen, business development manager for AHDB Beef & Lamb and project leader of the Meat Education Programme said, “It gives me great pleasure to launch the Meat Education Programme – an extensive and wide-reaching resource developed to add genuine value to the industry.

!We know that it will prove to be a hugely beneficial tool to individuals and businesses – from butchers to chefs – operating within the meat industry, boosting knowledge and skills.

“Not only will the Meat Education Programme enhance industry knowledge but it will also make it more appealing to newcomers by providing easy access to training and development, with demonstrable accreditation.

“We cannot wait for people to try the programme out and would welcome the opportunity to talk to any business that would like to discuss trialling the programme as an in-house educational resource for staff.”

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