In 1991 the ARA introduced the workshop on hygienic rendering of animal products. This training program provides accreditation of individuals who successfully complete the workshop. Thirty-seven workshops have been conducted since 1991 and over 950 people have been accredited.

The workshop focuses on:

The workshops are held at the University of Queensland, Gatton at the end January / early February and again end June / early July each year

Application forms are available approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the next course.