Paddock to plate
24 March 2016
Muresk Institute in collaboration with South Regional TAFE is offering high school students (16 years and older) the opportunity to get a greater understanding of how their food gets from the paddock to their plate. This FREE jam-packed program covers five units of competency taken from the Rural Operations, Agriculture and Hospitality Operations training packages.
Students will undertake training in:
- basic food preparation and cooking techniques;
- low stress livestock handling; and
- basic butchering techniques.
Students will also take part in a range of activities including:
- a piggery and farm tour; and
- presentations on food production processes, meat quality and agriculture careers.
- Handle livestock using basic techniques AHCLSK205A
- Prepare simple dishes SITHCCC102
- Prepare sandwiches SITHCCC103
- Use hygienic practices for food safety SITXFSA101
- Participate in OHS processes AHCOHS201A
- To be eligible for this program, students must be 16 years and older.
- Evening supervision of students will be required. Schools must ensure one teacher is allocated per 12 students.
- There is no cost* for this program. This includes on site meals and accommodation for teachers and students.
*Does not cover travel to and from Muresk Institute.
For more information contact:
T: 9690 1556