Butchery apprenticeship

We’re the only major UK supermarket with our own abattoir and meat processing sites. So, where better to develop your skills, grow your career and cut it in butchery?

At Morrisons, we’re passionate about providing our customers with the freshest of food. Working directly with British farmers, we’ve full control of where our meat comes from. Quality is key! Which is why we’re so proud to have picked up the award for the ‘Best Steak in the World’ for our Shorthorn Rib-eye.

What our 18-month programme involves

You'll learn everything you need to become a fully qualified butcher. You’ll develop your knife skills, so you can maximise cuts and minimise waste. And you’ll get to know all about animal welfare, our supply chain and where all of our meat comes from.

What you’ll study towards

A Level 2 Meat Apprenticeship. Over 18 months, you’ll work your way through a series of modules and have regular reviews and assessments to help you grow your skills and knowledge.

What you’ll need

  • To be aged at least 16


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