Craft Butchery Retail and Production


Level 2

Duration of the course

12 to 18 months depending on previous experience

What qualifications will the apprentice gain?

  • Level 2 apprenticeship in Butchery
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Study information

  • Developed with industry the butchery trailblazer combines work at either a craft or retail butchery with training in our commercial facilities.
  • Food safety, knife skills and food hygiene certificates.

How much will this course cost?

Apprenticeships are funded through government and employer contributions. If the apprentice is:

  • 16-18 working for a small business (<50) their training will be fully funded*
  • 19+ or working for a Medium size business (50+) an employer contribution may be required
  • Working for a large business or organisation (Payroll of £3m+) training is funded from employers Digital Apprenticeship Service Account
    *small businesses who employ an apprentice between 16-18 may be eligible to receive a financial government incentive


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