1st or 2nd Year Apprentice Butcher | Fremantle | Franks Gourmet Meats

Fremantle WA, Australia

  • Must be a 3rd year apprentice in the meat industry
  • Butchering experience essential
  • 38 hours/wk – Monday to Saturday

AMA Apprenticeship and Traineeship Services is an Apprenticeship Network Provider in WA.

Franks Gourmet Meats in Fremantle are currently looking for a 1st or 2nd year Apprentice Butcher to join their team. Franks delivers high quality, speciality butchery to their loyal customer base. These include the usual butchers fair and over 30 different varieties of sausage and exotic meats.

The shop is open from 7am – 6pm Monday to Saturday, you will be required to work 38 hours per week during these hours. This is an immediate start opportunity.

To be considered for this opportunity you must have already started your formal apprenticeship training and have a good level of butchery experience. You will demonstrate an initiative and willingness to learn and teach others and excellent customer service and communication skills.

You will need to be a friendly and outgoing individual who is happy to prepare orders, clean the store and package stocks. A drivers licence is essential to assist with delivery of customer orders.

As an apprentice butcher you will undertake the following tasks:
• preparing meat for sale by removing bones, trimming fat and cutting, mincing and grinding meat to shape and size for display or as ordered
• preparing crumbed cuts of meat, and marinating, seasoning and curing special cuts
• selecting and preparing meat to produce smallgoods
• operating machines to grind, mix, mince and tenderise meat
• making seasonings and pickles by mixing spices, salt and other ingredients
• operating sausage filling machines, smoking chambers, and cooking kettles and vats
• advising customers on the suitability and uses of cuts of meat


If you are interested in discussing this apprenticeship further, please submit a cover letter outlining why you would be suitable along with your current resume to fjcarbone@bigpond.com 

To be eligible as an Apprentice, you must be an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident. For more information regarding Australian Apprenticeships please visit our website www.amaats.com.au 

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When applying for a position it is important to fully read the advert and follow the application instructions as requested.

This will mean you will need to:
(A) Ensure you attach a full version of your resume.
(B) Attach a cover letter (where required) outlining why you are applying for the position and addressing the selection criteria.
(C) Answer any pre-application questions listed.

If you do not complete all of these requirements, your application may not be considered.

Type: Apprenticeship

Category: Apprenticeship - Retail & Personal Services (e.g. Pharmacy, Beauty)

Reference ID: JT002333

Date Posted: 19/11/2019