Butchers and Bakers

Butchers are employed in supermarkets, grocery stores, butcher stores and fish stores, or they may be self–employed. Bakers prepare and bake breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, pies and other finished baked goods. Camp cooks work at mining and exploration camps, tourist lodges and outfitting camps, oil and gas well sites and forest fire crew camps, usually in remote locations.


  • High school diploma.
  • Butchers require completion of a college or technical school diploma in meat cutting.
  • On-the-job training in food stores is often provided in retail stores and for meat cutters.