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Qualification: Butcher (no legal status)

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Butcher (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Certificate-holders will be able to:

  • prepare for work correctly,
  • select, prepare and correctly store raw materials,
  • correctly handle machinery and implements used in butchery,
  • correctly cut up, bone, process and categorise meat,
  • make pressed and dried meat products,
  • carry out heat treatment of meat products and ready-to-serve dishes,
  • correctly pack and store meat and meat products,
  • successfully offer and sell meat and meat products,
  • advise buyers,
  • work in a group and communicate with co-workers and customers,
  • use information and communication technologies,
  • protect health and the environment, and rationally use natural energy sources and raw materials,
  • observe hygiene, safety and other foodstuff regulations.

Certificate holders build on their key vocational knowledge and abilities with key general knowledge in line with national standards.

Reference Data

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  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education.

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions. 

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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.

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Students' vocational abilities and skills, and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the relevant education programme are established through verification and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education.
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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.