Butchery Apprenticeship Level 3

Butchery Apprenticeship Level 3

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Now you know the basics of butchery, it's time to develop your knowledge further. Understand stock control, artisan butchery skills, smoking and curing meats, and the marketing of your product.

As well as achieving the Level 3 Butchery apprenticeship standards you will also achieve the Level 3 Award Food Safety Supervision, Level 3 Award in HACCP for food and the Level 3 Award in Health & Safety.

Duration 18 - 24 months
Study mode Full time
Start date Various
Campus Your workplace and Printworks Campus
Course code 52661-01
Fee n/a – Employer cost on request

What you Learn

Apprenticeship themes:

• Artisan butchery skills

• End to end processes for primal butchery from carcass selection through to yield control

• Implementation of HACCP, Health & Safety and hygiene principles

• Introduction of skills relating to product development including smoking and curing

• Product development, marketing, sales, income and promotional strategies

• Understand stock control systems and effective procurement and purchasing techniques

Benefit/ Skills you will develop

You will be able to perfect skills within the meat industry, such as displaying products, product development. You will also gain skills in varying methods of butchery production and knowledge of artisan products.

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed at the end of your programme which will include a multi-choice test, a practical skills exam and a professional discussion. 


Where is the course delivered (facilities/classroom)

The practical elements of this apprenticeship will be undertaken at your workplace. The study part of this apprenticeship will be carried out at Printworks Campus.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a Level 2 Butchery or related qualification and English and maths at Level 1.

What's next

After successful completion of the Level 3 Standard you could progress onto our Level 4 in a related area such as Food Technology or product development.  Alternatively, you could seek employment at your place of apprenticeship or within the sector.


Campus Locations

Your workplace

Nearest train station

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