Apprentice Butcher Surmans Butchers

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants to pursue butchery as a career choice, in a growing company with several locations in the South. You will be trained in all aspects of butchery and work towards and achieve a Level 2 Qualification in Butchery. Estimate saleable yield and predictive costing methods as required for customers.

Sign in to apply

Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday 7:00am - 4:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be working with our experienced butchery team learning the following:

  • Serving customers on the counter
  • How to break up carcass meats down to saleable cuts
  • Learning the trade of butchery
  • Cleaning

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Butcher Standards Level 2 Qualification
  • FDQ Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • FDQ Level 2 Award in Health & Safety
  • FDQ Level 2 Award in Knife Skills
  • Level 1/2 Functional skills in English and maths if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We're a growing company and someone with the right skills and attitude, can move into a supervisory or management role within the company. Also, an opportunitity to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Good attitude, Open mind to learning, Good interpersonal skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

We are a busy town centre shop, that sell lots of local free range meat and have one of the biggest delicatessen in the area, selling over 40 different cheeses.


Surmans Butchers





You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Before you apply

Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.