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Apprentice Butchers Jelley's Meats

To learn all aspects of Butchery, preparing primal cuts for retail display and serving customers.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.18 - £347.49

  • Working week

    39 hours per week, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Butcher for our retail shop. Duties to be carried out are:

  • Prepare cuts of meat and display in shop counter 
  • Cleaning of preparation and display area's 
  • Making sausages, burgers and kebabs 
  • Serving customers
  • Trimming
  • Boning
  • Stock management and receiving deliveries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Able to work as a team or on your own

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Interest in food and cooking
  • Good communication skills, polite and professional manner 
  • Hard working 

Desired qualifications

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy

Future prospects

Level 2 apprenticeship with the possibility to progress on to the level 3 advanced apprenticeship.

Things to consider

It is hard work, can be physically demanding and weekend work.

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

About the employer

Retail Shop including Deli/Cheese Counter.


Jelley's Meats



Southdown 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 (MEAT Ipswich) 01473270757

Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship standard which includes:

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

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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