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Apprentice Butcher Meat London

To represent Meat London Ltd in the capacity of an apprentice butcher and team member. You will learn all aspects of butchery from sausages to display and carcass breakdown and customer service skills.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    05 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilites will include:

  • Assist in ensuring that the shop is ready for opening and cleaned after close
  • Accepting and checking quality and volume of stock delivered
  • Preparation of meat, in all forms for display and sale, under full guidance
  • To ensure that stock is displayed for sale to Company standards under full guidance
  • Ensuring meat stock is used in appropriate rotation
  • Greet customers and / or acknowledge customers that are waiting for service 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be a team player
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be fluent in the English language
  • We are seeking candidates who want a successful long term career, not a flash in the pan

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn
  • Polite
  • Smart
  • Those people that go the extra mile with their colleagues and customers

Desired qualifications

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Hygiene 
  • English speaking 

Future prospects

We have expansion plans in place. For the candidates with the right attitude and aptitudes, then there is plenty of progression to grow with us. 

Things to consider

It is hard work. You will be standing, often lifting heavy meat and this can be physically demanding. The position involves weekend work. We demand high standards, as our customers expect top quality from our staff and our products.

Butchery is a skills shortage so if you are proficient and qualified you can earn a good living, and a long successful career with Meat London as we continue to expand and grow. Come with us on the journey! 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

Meat London Ltd has 2 very successful butchers shops in North London. 

Now in its 10th year, our first and flagship shop is Meat N16 Stoke Newington. Opening 3 years later was Meat NW5 in Tufnell Park. 

We offer quality, British, free range meats and offer top customer service. 


Meat London



Stoke Newington Church Street


N16 0LA

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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 Butchery Apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Butchery, making meat products, cleaning, HACCP, customer service
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety
  • Functional skills Level 1 and/or 2 in maths and / or English if applicable

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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