Skills Butcher Apprentice in Yukon

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "butcher apprentice" was moved from the group Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 6331) to the group Butchers - retail and wholesale (NOC 63201).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a butcher apprentice in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale (NOC 63201).

Tasks

  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Weigh meats for sale
  • Cut poultry into parts
  • Price meat products
  • Clean and prepare fish and shellfish
  • Sell meats to customers
  • Cut fish into steaks and fillets
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers
  • Grind meats
  • Train meat cutters
  • Make special sausages
  • Slice cooked meats
  • Prepare special orders
  • Prepare special displays of meats, poultry and fish products
  • Shape, lace and tie roasts, other meats, poultry and seafood

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Leading and Motivating
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Processing and Production
    • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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