AQ Courses Meat 1 v2

Halal Awareness (VILT)

Duration: 4 hours + assessment, Cost: $225.00 + GST per person

Course overview

This programme is designed to provide Halal Awareness training to all staff. Trainees will gain an understanding of the definition and basic concepts of Halal & Shariah Law.

What is covered?

  • Awareness of Islamic Shariah
  • Islamic concept of hygiene
  • The Islamic approach to GHP
  • The concept of halal & haram in Islam

Who should attend?

  • Those wishing to gain employment in Industry 
  • Processors and staff who would benefit from an awareness of halal and concepts of halal certification
  • Staff who cannot achieve unit standards associated with halal slaughter / audit

Virtual Instructor-Led Training

  • Please ensure you have a stable internet connection for the session. 
  • Ensure you have access to a microphone and webcam
  • Where possible, choose a quiet space where you are unlikely to be interrupted for the duration of your training. 
  • Allow 40 hours to complete pre-course work, course dates + revision day


There is no prerequisite


4 hours


Theory assessment to be completed on-course.  

Pre and/or Post course Learning 

This course is recommended for those wishing to gain employment in the Meat Industry and is considered a pre-requisite for the Introductory Halal Slaughter training.

Entry Requirements 

English Proficiency

All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or higher to be eligible to attend the courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to this entry requirement. 

Please note that evidence of English language proficiency is exempt for those trainees whose enrolment has been organised, paid or required by their employer.

Learning Support

Please contact our team if you have any special learning needs or additional support is required on the day.  Trainees with literacy concerns may request a reader/writer support for non-unit standard based training.

Note: This course is available to all students. (Domestic and International)

Upcoming courses

  • Early Bird Offer
  • Limited Spaces


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