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As an apprentice at Sprinks Farm, you will complete the Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship which includes handling meat and packing. The apprentice will be preparing products for customers, preparation of value adding products (burgers, sausages, etc.), sales and butchery health and safety.

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Closing date: 11 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage to be discussed at interview stage.

    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 Friday 9am to 5pm (Wednesdays off); Saturday 10am to 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Preparation of small cuts
  • Service of customers
  • Packaging
  • Sales

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

The apprentice will achieve a intermediate apprenticeship at Level 2 Butchery. Which can progress you onto an advanced apprenticeship at Level 3. 

The apprentice will be expected to come to Reaseheath College one day per week and the course will take 12 to 18 months depending on previous experience. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time roles available within butchery settings and the chance to progress onto Level 3 Butchery Apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Dual location 30 mins apart within North Staffordshire – ability to drive a must.

About the employer

Sprinks farm is an organic deer park and rare breeds family enterprise on the edge of the peak district. The farm boasts herds of Red and Fallow deer, Oxford Sandy and Black pigs and British White Cattle. Following a successful year establishing our organic venison business from our on-site butchery, we are branching out with a new retail butchery in a nearby village. The retail butchery has previously operated four days a week predominantly retailing high quality beef.


Sprinks Farm





ST13 8QE

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Training provider



Eddie Gibson

07795 166043

Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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