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At Countdown we have apprenticeships available in both Bakery and Butchery sectors of our workplace. Both apprenticeships require a reasonable amount of physical fitness. Apprenticeships for Countdown stores are run through Competenz. Additional information can be found there.


Baker apprenticeships are ideal for people with an organised outlook on there work and a creative and problem solving mind set. In a Bakery apprenticeship you can be working in larger scale production of baked goods. Or at a smaller level working to decorate a variety of good. If you are interested in a bakery apprenticeship then more information can be found here


Butchery apprentices work on a variety of different areas of meat preparation, ensuring that any cuts of meat or poultry is safe to be sold with a guarantee of a high level of hygienic care. More information on Butchery apprenticeships can be found here