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Learn the traditional skills and how to get the most from each cut. Ideal follow-on course to the half day demo.

Course outline

Day 1

  • General Health & Safety including First Aid
  • Knife Grinding
  • Discussion to evaluate the individual requirements and expectations of Students
  • Demonstration of Cutting a Carcass including presenting the cuts for sale
  • Practical: Cutting a side of Pork

 Day 2  

  • Evaluation of Day 1
  • Second Demonstration of Cutting a Carcass and detailed discussion of the various cuts of meat which can be tailored to suit individual students needs
  • Practical: Cutting Side of Pork
  • Please bring packed lunch – hot drinks provided
  • Practical Continued

Course reference: FTP026

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

16th November 2016

This course is run at a Cutting Room in Netherfield, Battle, East Sussex.This course runs on a Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 16:00 each day




Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton. 

  • Lots of space for you to work in

Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.

  • The latest equipment for you to discover

We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.

  • An extensive range of livestock for you to experience

You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.

  • The perfect environment for you to study

You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.

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