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Level 2 Apprentice Butcher Croft Farm Butchers

Butchery is a highly skilled profession steeped in tradition and butchers will display understanding about a range of meat species and the various techniques needed to process and/or produce products.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 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

    Weekdays and Saturday mornings

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Duties:

  • Cutting Orders
  • Serving Customers
  • Manufacturing
  • Taking Orders
  • General Cleaning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Deliver customer service to a high standard
  • Confident with customers

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Hard working
  • Good communication skills

Desired qualifications

GCSEs in the A* - E or 9 – 3 range. Individual employers will set the selection criteria for the applicant. Employers who recruit candidates without English and maths at GCSE Grade D (or Functional Skills Level 1) or above must ensure that the candidate achieves this level before the Apprenticeship Standard can be awarded to the individual.

Future prospects

Potential to secure a full time positin as a qualified butcher on completion of your apprenticeship and continue to develop your skills and career.

Things to consider

Must have own transport.

About the employer

Traditional family butchers shop, supplying local shop trade, catering trade, schools and nursing homes.


Croft Farm Butchers



Brook Street



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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard Butchery:

  • Level 2 Standard Butchery - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours • Level 2 Food Safety Award
  • Level 2 FDQ Award in Knife Skills for Food Processing
  • FDQ L2 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business
  • FDQ L2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing (Meat and Poultry)
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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