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MEAT Ipswich Specialise In Delivering A Range Of Butchery Training.

Apprenticeships offer a practical balance between learning new skills and earning a living.

MEAT Ipswich offer bespoke training using modern interactive materials which can be tailored to match the needs of our customers. This can be anything from setting up a butchery retail unit to a training package for 200 staff in customer service.

The age you can start applying


Earn a salary

Gain Qualifications

Enthusiasim counts

Real-world work experience

Learn skills


Butcher L2

L2 Butchery Apprenticeships are designed to operate as the professional standard for people working as butchers, within retail and processing environments, across the meat and poultry industry.

Butcher L3

An Advanced Butcher will often take responsibility for a shop or function in a meat business, and will possess dexterous knife skills allied with all round knowledge of the craft/processing environment.

10 Reasons to Hire an Apprentice


Thinking of taking on an Apprentice?

Contact us to discuss recruiting apprentices.

01473 270757

We can assist you recruiting an apprentice via the National Apprenticeship Service website.

Create an account on the National Apprenticeship Service website. Then complete the job description template with hours of work, rate of pay, duties/ tasks and email it back to us.

We upload your vacancy onto the National Apprenticeship Service website. This is live within a few days.

We receive applications and forward on the contact details to you. If the applications are not suitable, please advise us within a week of receiving.

You arrange an interview, trial day or information session. Show them around the premises, explain the job role, supply PPC and let them complete a simple task, i.e., stamping out burgers, linking sausages, making kebabs etc.

Then arrange a trial period of 4-6 weeks, we would suggest initially 25-30 hours a week. On successful completion of trial period, contact us to discuss next steps on enrolment of apprenticeship.

Wages – at least minimum wage for their age and review every 6 months. For more information on wages, click here.

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