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Apprenticeship in Butchery

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Food and Drink
Code 45
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Part Time


As an apprentice you will have a job and earn a wage whilst building up knowledge and skills within the meat and poultry industry. This apprenticeship is made up of a Butcher Apprenticeship Standard that comprises of Food Safety, Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business, Knife Skills for Food Processing, Functional Skills (English and Maths) and Proficiency in Meat and Poultry Industry Skills.

Alternatively, you may be directed to study a framework of qualifications made up of a Certificate in Proficiency in Meat and Poultry Skills, Functional Skills (English and Maths), Employee Rights and Responsibilities, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).


  • Butchery skills
  • Environmental safety in food operations
  • Carrying out primal cutting
  • Carrying out boning in meat processing
  • Maintaining product quality.

Entry requirements

You must have GCSE English and Maths at grade E or 3 or equivalent. You must also pass an initial assessment, secure work experience as an apprentice and have one satisfactory reference. 

Your next steps...

More advanced courses are available at the college for further progression.


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