Overview

The butchery competition focuses on all the essential skills required for a successful career as a multi-skilled Butcher within the Food Manufacturing Industry.

This competition focuses on all the essential skills required for a successful career as a multi-skilled/disciplined Butcher within the Food Manufacturing Industry.

The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Hand-eye co-ordination

  • Safe Food handling

  • Health and Safety Knowledge

  • Primary and secondary butchery

  • Attention to Detail

  • Sausage making

  • Producing innovative products

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There is no limit to the number of entries per organisation for this competition
  • Competitors do not have to hold a qualification to enter, however you must not have completed higher than a level 4 in Food Manufacturing Excellence qualification or the equivalent and should have a minimum of 6 months practical experience
  • Competitors must be familiar with the core competencies (these can be found in the ‘Useful Information’ section below)

How it works

Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May

The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)

Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition

Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced

Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals

The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals

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