Workshops, Certificates and Certifications

Professional and Career Training Workshops, Certificates, and Certifications


Meat Processing and Food Safety Certificate Program

This certificate program is an intensive, hands-on, four-part basic training program designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to enter employment in the meat processing industry. The program consists of specialized training in the accuracy of cutting, knife handling, portion control, merchandising and the utilization of all products. Hands-on training includes: animal slaughter, primal fabrication, retail cutting, valued-added products, safety, sanitation, packaging, and HACCP standards.

For individuals who are unable to attend the four-week long training, the certificate can be achieved by successfully completing all components at different times:

 *Workshop Dates Coming Soon


Fiber Sorting, Classing and Grading Certificate Program

The goal of this certificate is to provide professional training which will lead to standardize sorting and grading of natural animal fibers in the United States thereby supporting and enhancing the natural fiber textile industry across the country. Classes are taught throughout the country with instruction provided by certified Master Sorter/Grader/Classer professionals from SGC (Sorting Grading Classing).

Upon successful completion of all parts of the certificate, and approval by SGC, participants will receive a SUNY Cobleskill Fiber Sorting, Grading, & Classing Certificate and will be a certified Master Sorter.  Continuing education and a refresher course is required every three years after the initial certification to maintain the professional status. The certification includes three parts:

Location: 5822 Gravois Ave St. Louis, MO 63116

Basic: Friday, October 11, 2019 ($150)

Advanced: Saturday, October 12- Monday, October 14 ($475)

Both Workshops: ($625)

Register for Fiber Workshops Here


PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) International

 *Workshop Dates To Be Determined


Beekeeper Trainings

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Canine Training Programs


Amazon AWS Architecture Certification

*Workshop Dates Coming Soon


If you have any questions, please contact Deb Pernat at 518-255-5528 or pernatdg@cobleskill.edu

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