Apprentice Butcher Scotts of Carshalton

We are looking for an apprentice butcher to join our busy, friendly, family run shop. You will be working with a hands on team, where you will be helping to deliver excellent customer service and high quality products.

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,668.80 to £23,028.20

    28 days holiday including bank holidays, and you can enrol into a nest pension.

    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

    Monday to Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm. 1 day off in the week, with a 1 hour lunch break and a breakfast break.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

  • How to break up carcass meats down to saleable cuts;
  • Assist with the preparation and production of kebabs and stir fry's;
  • Take in deliveries, pack and correctly store products, learn about stock rotation and serve customers on the counter.

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?

Become a qualified butcher and a chance to receive a pay rise.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Reliable


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

About the employer

Scotts butchers has been owned and run by the same family for over four generations. The family pride themselves in selecting and preparing the best meat to cater for every taste. All meat is prepared on the premises by Scotts artisan butchers who will prepare your joints just the way you like them. Perfect for that special Sunday Roast or a meal with friends.


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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