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Apprentice Productive Operative Becketts Foods Ltd

In your first year in the role, you will undertake formal training, which will result in you achieving a Level 3 Diploma in Food Operations and a nationally recognized Food and Drink Advanced Process Operator Apprenticeship Standard at Level 3.

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £207.90 - £400.00

  • Working week

    Shift pattern to be confirmed. Will include weekend and bank holidays.

    Total hours per week: 45.00

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

  • Expected duration

    30 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    20 available

In addition to your apprenticeship training, we also want to give you visibility to other departments and other roles within the business to help you to identify which direction you might want to take your career here.

Typical duties of the role will include:

  • Meeting customer product specification needs during production and packaging activity
  • Upholding our high product quality standards
  • Meeting team production KPI’s
  • Responsibility of equipment safety and clean working environment
  • Agile working environment to meet ever-evolving business requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Timekeeping skills
  • Communication skills

Personal qualities

  • To be able to communicate confidently at a level which enables successful completion of tasks
  • To have a positive work attitude
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • An ability to understand written / verbal work instructions, policies, and procedures

Desired qualifications

None as full training will be provided.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into a full-time position upon completion.

About the employer

After nearly 25 years the family partnered with Carsten Jakobsen and family-run international food company Tönnies, which enabled Becketts to continue advancing and enhancing their product range. 


Becketts Foods Ltd


Oak House

Heyford Close



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Training provider

Instep UK Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Instep UK Ltd

Level 3 Food and Drink Advanced Process Operator apprenticeship standard.

Training will be delivered by Instep UK. The successful apprentice will be working towards a Level 3 Food and Drink Process Operator qualification.

Training will be delivered in the workplace / remote, and if the successful applicant does not have GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English they will be expected to complete Functional Skills in English and Maths alongside their apprenticeship training.

Expected learning to be attained:

  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance to the company Food Safety and Health and Safety requirements
  • Working knowledge of different product types, allergens and CCP’s
  • Working knowledge of quality check on finished products 

Apprenticeship standard

Food and drink technical operator

Level 3 (A level)

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