Level 2 Standard in Butchery
There are 3 components to the butchery apprenticeship: the training programme, mandatory qualifications and end-point assessment.
Apprentices will need to complete a training programme designed to cover the 4 mandatory standard components: core knowledge, butchery skills, behaviours and either retail or process butchery specialism. All apprentices will be required to complete and submit a logbook to demonstrate learning and achievement prior to end-point assessment.
Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing or Meat and Poultry
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business
Level 2 Award in Knife Skills for Food Processing
Level 1 English
Level 1 Mathematics
Maths and English GCSE grade E. The Intermediate Apprenticeship requires Level 1 Functional Skills and the Advanced Apprenticeship Level 2. You must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment at interview and complete an initial assessment to an acceptable standard to achieve the framework qualifications.
On completion of the Level 2 Butchery Standard, suitably able Butchers will have the opportunity to
progress to Level 3 and Higher Apprenticeships in Butchery occupations.
Independent butcher's shops
Supermarket butchery departments
Retail outlets (usiing skills in meat catering, meat manufacturing and meat wholesaling)
Meat processing facilities