What will I learn?

After this course learners will be able to:
1. Identify different parts of ½ a pig
2. How to primal ½ a pig
3. Learn how to cut up a pork loin and belly into steaks, slices, chops and joints.
4. Learn how to bone out a leg and tie it into a joint
5. Learn how to bone out a shoulder and tie a joint.
6. Learn to bone out a hand of pork.
7. Incorporated in this is knowledge on how to use various butchery knives, hand saw and a Stanley knife for scoring skin.

Where will it lead me?

Learners will be able to utilise these skills for home use.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Please Note

All fees quoted are correct at the time of print and may be subject to change. Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started/start their course.



Level of Study:



  • 02/10/2024 - (VQPIG/FC01)




Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


09:30 - 16:30