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Craft Butchery Retail and Production

This new Level 2 apprenticeship combines work at either a craft or retail butchery with training in our commercial facilities.

In addition to gaining your apprenticeship you will complete food safety, knife skills and food hygiene certificates.

You will develop your knowledge of butchery theory, complete a workplace log book to demonstrate your on-the-job learning and undertake practical training to develop your cutting abilities.

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Level 2

How long will it take?

  • 12-18 months depending on previous experience (delivered in the workplace with 12 weeks in college on block release)

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Preferable GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Maths

Course options after this programme

Level 3

How long will it take?

  • 12-18 months depending on previous experience (delivered in the workplace with 12 weeks in college on block release)

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills Level 1 or above, or equivalent

Options after this programme

  • Full-time work
  • Consider management position
Useful information

How much will this course cost?

If you are under 19 on 31st August 2018 the tuition fees and exam costs are free for our courses. If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay a fee.

You may also be required to pay costs associated with additional qualifications.

For more information on fees and to find out about what financial support may be available to you visit the student finance pages on our website.

Transport

Our college buses pick up over 1,400 students each day from a wide area. From September 2018 all college bus routes to Reaseheath will be FREE. To find a bus route near you visit the transport pages on our website.

How do I apply?

Click here to see current Butchery Standard apprenticeship.

John Major

“These new training programmes are good for apprentices because they are recognised throughout the industry and great for businesses because they ensure staff continuity.”

John MajorGrants Butchers, Church Minshall
Simon Kilby

“By giving employers more input we have a more practical qualification which is tailor-made to our requirements and will, without doubt, expand jobs opportunities within the local community.”

Simon KilbyHopkinsons of Lymm
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