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The Academy offers high quality, consistent and professional, technical training designed and delivered by our own industry experts. This means you receive the most up to date training that reflects standards both in New Zealand and overseas.
The Academy is a recognised Private Training Establishment (PTE) (Category 1) with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
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The HACCP system has been developed to help the meat processing industry produce safe food. It is designed to help processors and manufacturers to systematically identify hazards and appropriate controls. This course takes participants through the need for HACCP, provides a brief food safety refresher, and introduces the concept of... More
This course is designed to provide the meat processing industry with a better understanding of the application of HACCP principles and how they can be applied to improve systems. Attendees are taken through the need for HACCP, given a food safety refresher, and taught the concept and application of HACCP... More
Our Lead Auditor course focuses on understanding the ISO 22000 / ISO 9001 standard for a Food Safety Management System. It incorporates the principles of HACCP and the requirements of key standards developed by various global food retailer syndicates. More
This course is designed for staff who are responsible for ensuring any animal welfare issues are dealt with while Compliance and Stockyard staff are off site. It provides the basic knowledge to deal with and report Animal Welfare issues to comply with Regulatory and market requirements. More
This course is designed for people who are responsible for ensuring animal welfare compliance within the work area. It provides the knowledge and skills to effectively monitor, handle and slaughter livestock as documented in organisational quality systems, and consistent with legislative and international market requirements. More
This assessment is completed by correspondence and all people carrying out animal examination either ante or post slaughter for processing into petfood. It is designed to meet legislative and industry requirements. More
This course is designed for anyone who has responsibilities for the day to day monitoring of the operation. It aims to give new supervisors and team leaders the skills to prevent conflict in the workplace and give strategies for dealing with the transition from worker to leader. More
Units AM - 20644, 30289, 30293; PM - 28172, 28630,
This course offers training and asssessment for unit standards approved by MPI for Petfood Ante and Post mortem Inspection. These unit standards contribute towards the Primary ITO Qualification 3671 New Zealand Certificate in Meat Products (Animal Product Examination) L3 Pet food. More