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Apprentice Butcher and Sausage Maker Gloucester Sausage Company Limited

We are a retail and catering butchers looking for an apprentice butcher and sausage maker. To learn all aspects of butchery including sausage production.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £252.00 - £320.76

  • Working week

    39 hours a week Monday - Saturday. Hours may vary but generally Monday 7am-5pm, Tuesday 7am-12pm, Wednesday 7am-12pm, Friday 7am-3pm and Saturday 7am-3pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    09 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice butcher to work 36 hours a week between Monday to Saturday. They will be trained in all aspects of the meat industry.

Duties and tasks, you will carry out are:

  • Supervised meat cutting and meat production
  • Cleaning
  • Packing
  • Stock Control
  • Display Presentation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good time keeping
  • Hardworking
  • Polite 

Personal qualities

  • Good personal presentation / hygiene
  • Enthusiastic
  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy 

Future prospects

  • May lead to a full-time position

Things to consider

It is hard work, often involves weekend work and it can be physically demanding. 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. It also gives you opportunity to travel and work. 

About the employer

We are a small independent producer with 40 years trading experience. 

We train from basics up in traditional ways and skills.


Gloucester Sausage Company Limited


Knightsbridge Bus Centre Unit 1

Tewkesbury Road


GL51 9AB

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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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