Job requirements Meat Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a meat cutter - retail or wholesale in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 65202).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school may be required.
- On-the-job training in food stores is usually offered to meat cutters and fishmongers for retail sale.
- An apprenticeship program in meat cutting is available but voluntary.
- Trade certification for meat cutter is available, but voluntary, in Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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