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Butchery Academy Apprentice

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
2 Sisters Food Group Glendale Avenue Sandycroft Deeside CH5 2QP
Salary
£355 per week (£18,486 annually)
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

2 Sisters Food Group is a leading UK food company and we're truly proud of the role we play in helping to feed the nation.
As a Butchery Academy Apprentice, you will learn how to skilfully de-bone poultry breast meat, to provide a high-quality product for our secondary production teams. You will also complete a Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat & Poultry Industry Skills.
Being part of our in-house Butchery Academy Apprenticeship Team, you will learn the skill of manual de-boning taught by our in-house Trainers. Your L2 Certificate will be assessed in the workplace by a Coleg Cambria Assessor.
You will be provided with all the support you need to be successful in your apprenticeship and to give you the best start to your career in poultry production.
Once you have successfully achieved your apprenticeship, you're more than welcome to stay employed with us.

Additional information

2 Sisters Food Group is a leading UK food company and we're truly proud of the role we play in helping to feed the nation.
Together with 15,000 of our colleagues, we're fanatical about food. From chicken to curries, from pizzas to pies - we're on a mission to deliver great quality and innovative meal ideas each and every day.

Requirements

Skills

Teamwork, communication and dedication are the most important skills needed to be a Butchery Academy Apprentice at 2Sisters Sandycroft.
An interest in the Food Manufacturing industry will enable apprentices to progress within a well-established manufacturing operation.

Qualifications

Grades C or above English & Maths preferred but full support given for Essential Skills Tests

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat & Poultry Industry Skills

About the employer

2 Sisters Food Group Glendale Avenue
Sandycroft
Deeside
CH5 2QP

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

There will be a two-stage interview, the 1st stage will be either face to face or online. Stage 2 will be on site and involve some practical aspects.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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