Apprentice Butcher JAMES OF SHEPPERTON LIMITED

We are looking for an apprentice to join our busy team and learn from some of the best butchers in the game. You will learn all aspects of what it takes to be part of a Successful Butchers Shop!

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Tuesday to Saturday, 07:30am - 15:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250003

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

All training and learning will take place in the workplace, where the training provider and our experienced butchery team will look after your development and make sure that you are learning new skills. 

Duties will include:

  • Making products;
  • Butchering whole carcass animals;
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work area;
  • Learning to perfect customer service skills. 

The training you will be getting

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Continuing onto advanced and higher level qualifications, with the opportunity of management courses.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Enthusiastic, Passionate, Resilient, Sense of Humour

Qualifications

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

About the employer

James of Shepperton is a national award-winning Butchers shop owned and run by James Lally, who has butchered for Great Britain and is one of the Head Judges at 'The World Steak Challenge.' We pride ourselves on Farm to Fork and Whole Body Butchery.

Employer

JAMES OF SHEPPERTON LIMITED

Address

82-84 HIGH STREET

SHEPPERTON

TW17 9AU

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Training

Training provider

MEAT EAST ANGLIA TRADES (IPSWICH) LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Butcher

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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