7511-Meat and Fish Preparers

Job Title: 

Meat and Fish Preparers

Job Description: 

Meat and fish preparers slaughter animals, clean, cut and dress meat and fish, remove bones and prepare related food items or preserve meat, fish and other foods and food products by drying, salting or smoking.


Tasks include:

  • slaughtering animals
  • flaying and trimming carcasses
  • boning, cutting and dressing meat and fish for sale or further processing
  • preparing ingredients and making sausages and similar products using chopping, mixing and shaping machines
  • curing meat, fish and other foods
  • operating smokehouses or ovens to smoke meat, fish and other foodstuffs
  • cooking or in other ways preparing meat, fish and related food items for sale
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Fish smoker
Meat dresser (general)
Poultry slaughterer

Specific Occupations: 


Other meat and fish preparers

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore