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Apprentice Butcher Buckwells Of Southsea

You will have the opportunity to learn everything about how butchery runs within our retail shop. You will train in all aspects of butchery from sausages to display and carcase breakdown.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £234.00 - £255.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    05 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

They will be trained in all aspects of the meat industry.

Duties and tasks you will carry out are:

  • Making pies
  • Taking in deliveries
  • Mincing and preparing sausages

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Hardworking
  • Polite
  • Clean

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeper
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn
  • Reliable 

Desired qualifications

None specified.

Future prospects

Permanent position within the business.

Things to consider

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

Butchery is a skills shortage so if you are proficient and qualified you can earn a good living. 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

We are an award winning Portsmouth Butchers shop and have been a family business since 1987.


Buckwells Of Southsea



Osborne Road



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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 01473270757

Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship standard which includes:

  • Butchery
  • Making meat products
  • Cleaning
  • Customer Service
  • Level 2 Awards in Food Safety and Health & Safety

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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