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Apprentice Butcher N Ansell

Catering and Retail Butchers. To learn all aspects of butchery from sausages to display and carcase breakdown.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday 8.00am to 5.30pm with one afternoon off and Saturday 7.00am to 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Butcher to work 39 hours 5 days a week including Saturdays. They will be trained in all aspects of the meat industry. 

Duties and tasks you will carry out are:

  • Making Burgers and Sausages
  • Seasoning meat
  • Learning to cut meat to customers specifications
  • Health and safety practices
  • Food safety and hygiene practices
  • Key legislation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator 
  • Able to work as part of a small team
  • An interest in food

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeper
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn
  • Polite
  • Physically fit and able to carry meat
  • Good standard of personal hygiene

Desired qualifications

  • Good standard of written and spoken maths and English
  • Cooking exams would be an advantage

Future prospects

To train to manage a section of Butchery.

Things to consider

It is hard work, and often involves weekend work. This can be physically demanding and in the winter it is a cold enviornment to work in.

About the employer

We are a small retail shop employing 4 staff. We serve the public through our shop, pubs, restaurants and a care home.


N Ansell



Bond Street


TW20 0PY

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Training provider

M.E.A.T Ipswich Limited

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


Hannah 01473 270757

  • Level 2 Butcher Qualification
  • Butchery
  • Cleaning

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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