Level 3 Apprenticeship

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Through your training at Plumpton's Butchery School and Invaluable work experience, we'll help you to develop an all-round knowledge of the butchery business and the core skills that you'll need to be successful. Your course will last a maximum of 18 months and your tutors will have follow-up visits to your workplace. 

As part of your apprenticeship, we'll help you gain the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision
  • Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food
  • Level 3 Award in Health and Safety

Further info:

Phone: 01273 892030
Email: wbl@plumpton.ac.uk

Entry Requirements:

You'll need to be in full time employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week. Plus you'll need to ensure that you have had the chance to attend college during work hours as part of your paid employment.

You will ideally have achieved GCSEs grades A-E or equivalent. If you have an equivalent qualification, we will also take this into consideration, along with any industry experience you may have.

You'll need to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment. This is to help us understand what level you are currently working at, and to make sure that we arrange the right level programme to suit your individual needs.

Before applying for this course you must have an employer who would like to take you on as an apprentice.

If you are still looking for an employer, keep an eye on our careers page

Dates & Location:

Dates: September 2017

Time: 09.15- 16.15


18 Months


Non-levy paying employers will share the cost of training and assessing their apprentices with government - this is called ‘co-investment’.

From May 2017, you will pay 10% towards to the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (90%), up to the funding band maximum.


Course takes place at our Butchery School in Robertsbridge.

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