Meat Education Programme

Welcome to our free, award-winning Meat Education Programme.

Designed for butchers, chefs and anybody in between, our practical butchery and theory training modules cover beef, lamb and pork cuts, cooking with red meat and customer service.

Online assessments and certifications are available for the theory modules and are completely free of charge.

A handy educational tool for those in the meat industry, the MEP is aligned with the Butchery Apprenticeship (Level 2) and the Advanced Butcher (Level 3).

We've categorised the modules according to industry sector. Just click on the sector which is most appropriate for you.

Practical modules

The award-winning Meat Education Programme contains a range of practical modules aimed specifically at butchers and processors.

Click here to access downloadable study materials and to find out how to apply for your practical assessment.

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Enter the Meat Education Programme

Choose the icon below that indicates the branch of the industry you work for. You will then need to sign in with an email address and password.