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Apprentice Butcher Rose Farm Shop

Butchery apprentice required working in a long established farm shop, with animals home reared and locally sourced. Applicant will learn to process whole carcasses for the purpose of retail sale.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday 8.00am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Process whole carcass animals
  • Beef, pork and lambs
  • Working in a small team at our long established farm shop.
  • Making sausages and burgers
  • Preparing meat for retail sale
  • Serving customers
  • Maintaining a clean working environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Well presented person with good personal hygiene is a must for this role.

Personal qualities

  • Sociable
  • Polite
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Hardworking
  • Ambitious

Desired qualifications

  • English & Maths - Minimum acceptable grade E or 2
  • Functional Skills level 1 – English & Mathematics - Pass

Future prospects

To become a qualified butcher with additional education in food hygiene. As time passes and skills develop, prospect of more responsibility and good salary.

Things to consider

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates - GOV.UK (

Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period.

About the employer

Farm Shop / Butchers selling produced and locally sourced meat and produce. Shop comproses of butchery, convenience store and post office.


Rose Farm Shop


John Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reaseheath College

Reaseheath Training will be the apprenticeship training provider for this Apprenticeship.

  • The employer will give guidance and support throughout and a mentor will be assigned to you.
  • Off-the-job training must make up at least 20% of the apprentice’s contracted hours, over the total duration of the apprentice’s planned training period
  • This Standard apprenticeship may include Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT
  • Reaseheath Training also offer optional extra industry qualifications at additional cost.

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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