Butchery Apprentice Mr Allards

The position will involve preparing primal cuts of meat for cooking, sausage manufacturer and pies. Packaging and wrapping and preparing for delivery or for sale.

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Butcher to work 8 hours 4-5days a week. They will be trained in all aspects of meat industry etc.

Duties/tasks you will carry out are:

  • Preparing meat
  • Sausage making
  • Burger making
  • Slicing bacon
  • Packaging wraping for sale
  • Customer relations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Works well to instructions.

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeper
  • Ethusiastic
  • Keen to learn
  • Polite
  • Neat appearance

Qualifications required

  • Numeracy, literacy, hygiene
  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Permanent full time work.

Things to consider

It is hard work, can be physically demanding. Butchery is a skills shortage so if you are proficient and qualified you can earn a good living.

About the employer

We are a small farm manufacturing unit, employing 3 staff within the butchery department and 21 on the farm and farm shop.


Mr Allards


Walnut Tree Farm


IP14 4BD

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Training provider

Food hygiene,  butchery, manufacturing, packaging, selling, customer relations and Apprenticeship Standards in Butchery.

Apprenticeship framework

Food and Drink

Training provider

M.E.A.T Ipswich Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Meat East Anglia Trades (Ipswich) Ltd


Annalee Taylor 01473270757 annalee@meatipswich.co.uk

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Closing date: 03 Nov 2017