Professional Programme



The Professional Training Programme in Butchery is organized collaboratively by ALPHAMEGA Supermarket, Intercollege’s Culinary programmes, and the Training and Development Unit of the University of Nicosia. This unique program is comprehensive, specialized, and modern. Participants who successfully complete the training will receive a Level 4 certificate in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF Level 4). Graduates will have immediate employment opportunities at ALPHAMEGA Hypermarkets and can also pursue job positions in related professional sectors within Cyprus and the broader European Union.

Why Choose Intercollege

FOR YOUR Butchery professional programme

Award-winning School with gold medals & top-prizes in international competitions

Innovative learning-methods that combine academic & theoretical education with continuous practical training

Use of modern academic facilities including the only dedicated gastronomic amphitheater on the island


  • 5 weeks of theoretical classes and demonstrations & 3 weeks of practical training in butcher shops
  • Limited number of spots
  • Opportunity for immediate employment at ALPHAMEGA Supermarkets
  • With the support of the Cyprus Butchers Association
  • Evening classes

Programme Outline

Time & Duration

Monday to Friday 16:00-20:00
208 hours (2.5 months)


Intercollege facilities in Engomi, Nicosia, and practical training
at ALPHAMEGA’s facilities in the Idaliou Industrial Area


Completely Free

Deposit requirement of €250*

* The deposit will be refunded to the trainees upon successful completion of the program. In the event that the trainees abandon or fail to complete the program, the deposit will not be refunded.




Upon successful completion of the training program, participants will be eligible to claim a certificate in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF Level 4). They will also have the opportunity for immediate employment at ALPHAMEGA Supermarkets, as well as the chance to pursue job positions in related professional sectors, both in Cyprus and the rest of the European Union.

Programme Highlights