Seattle Meatcutters Apprenticeship Program
The Meat Cutters Apprenticeship is a two year course. Classes are scheduled four hours weekly 5:30pm to 9:30pm at South Seattle Community College, Georgetown Campus. The Seattle Meatcutters Apprenticeship Program is a partnership between UFCW 21 and the employer. At the completion of the course the Apprentice will be certified by the State of Washington as a Journey Meat Cutter.
All Apprentice Meat Cutters in King County need to be enrolled in class to cut meat in the County.
Skills & Knowledge Acquired through the apprenticeship program:
- USDA Meat Grading
- Knife Care and Usage
- Cutting Techniques
- Meat Identification
- Health & Safety Standards
- Meat, Labor Laws & Policies
- Cooking Techniques
- Business Practices
- Customer Service
Classes take place at: South Seattle Community College, Georgetown Apprenticeship & Education Center, 6770 E. Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108. If you have questions, please call 253-736-6240 or send an email.