Red Meat Abattoir Association (RMAA) as Industry Representative provides training through Abattoir Skills Training, to abattoir staff and individuals who want to pursue a career in the red meat industry.

We serve abattoir owners also by Providing specialised training and technical support to the abattoirs.

Abattoir Skills Training (AST) was established by the Association to adhere to the legislation and regulations of the Department of Higher Education and Training as a registered Further Education and Training College. AST conducts generic and specific food safety and quality training in the meat industry and other related industries.  AST is responsible for the formal training within the industry, on behalf of the RMAA and is an accredited training provider registered with:

  • Department of Education as a Further Education and Training College – 2011/FE07/010
  • AriSETA as a training provider (ETQA) – AGRI/c prov/027710
  • SAATCA accreditation for Lead auditors training – TCP029

Our well educated and accredited Training Officials, with years of work experience in the Industry are well-known among at abattoirs across South Africa and in neighbouring countries.  We are not limited to the courses below and should you have specific skills requirements not listed, please communicate your needs with us at [email protected]  or 012 349 1237