Apprentice Butcher

  • Apprenticeship
  • Part time
  • Crediton, Devon
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • August 19, 2021
  • £240 - £270 pw

Greedy Carver Chicken

Apprentice Butcher Crediton

Working as part of our wonderful, friendly team; learning an extensive insight into all aspects of poultry processing. Specific training in knife use and butchery with the potential of further training into transferrable skills such as slaughtering and meat inspection.

Main Duties: – Poultry processing. – Packing and grading operation. – Bagging and weighing. – General food hygiene training. – Butchery training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

•Deliver customer orders to a high standard.

Personal qualities

•Punctual •Reliable •Clean and tidy appearance •Hard working •Good communication skills

Desired qualifications

GCSEs in the A* – E or 9 – 3 range. Individual employers will set the selection criteria for the applicant. Employers who recruit candidates without English and Maths at GCSE Grade D (or Functional Skills Level 1) or above must ensure that the candidate achieves this level before the Apprenticeship Standard can be awarded to the individual.

Future prospects

Potential to secure a full time position as a qualified butcher on completion of your apprenticeship and continue to develop your skills and career.

Things to consider

Must be 17+. Wage much higher than the apprenticeship/minimum wage suggested. Wage reviewed on skill level achieved. Age 17 – £8.00 p/h 18/20 – £8.50 p/h 21+ – £9.02 p/h Transport will be required as workplace is quite remote. However, transport from and to Exeter and Crediton can be offered by the company. Working environment is cold so warm clothes are required but overalls and PPE is provided by the company.

About the employer

Founded in 1985 by Peter and Sue Coleman and later joined by son James, the current Managing Director, in 1998, Creedy Carver has specialised in producing the finest Free Range Duck and Chicken for over 30 years with a reputation for great flavour and a high meat yield. The concept is the same now as it has always been, to produce great tasting poultry with a huge emphasis on bird welfare and sustainable farming.


Creedy Carver Chicken




EX17 4AF

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard No. 54 Butchery: • Level 2 Standard Butchery – Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours • Level 2 Food Safety Award • Level 2 FDQ Award in Knife Skills for Food Processing • FDQ L2 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business • FDQ L2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing (Meat and Poultry) • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required (exemptions apply)

Apprenticeship standard

Level 2 (GCSE)

Tagged as: Suitable for U18's

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