Retail Butchery Training for the Unemployed

The National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) is planning a specialised Retail Butchery training programme exclusively aimed to assist the unemployed in getting back into employment.

Free of Charge To Unemployed

Course Content:

This is a free 20 day programme commencing in October 20th. It comprises of a part time training programme 3 days a week for 7 weeks. The course provides practical cutting and presentations  meat skills over a 12 day period with an additional 8 day work placement with the idea that people will have the correct skills work behind a meat counter or Deli. Please forward a short CV to The course is based in Ballinasloe Co Galway.


It is envisaged that these participants can develop a new career in butcher shops and/or supermarket counters throughout the country.