Apprentice Chef The Plough Inn

A great opportunity to join a highly motivated team and learn direct from a qualified and experienced Headchef. Learn and gain experience in creating dishes and cooking techniques for bar and restaurant service. Experience and learn how to develop trade and revenue in a professional kitchen environment.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Hours 40 per week over 5 days (including weekend working) (may involve some split shifts and some late finishes around 9.30pm)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate who is keen, to get into professional cookery.

Applicants must be passionate about fresh food, local produce, quality ingredients, have a creative flair and a desire to succeed.

The right applicant will have the opportunity for the best possible start to a catering career, learning from many very skilled and experienced chefs’ about how to prepare, cook and serve food.

Candidate will be responsible for service at lunchtime and evenings and the role will include general kitchen duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Can demonstrate ambition and is enthusiastic.
  • Understanding of working well within a team.
  • Comfortable with flexible working hours.

Personal qualities

Applicants must have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and be motivated to succeed.

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs (or equivalent), including English and Maths at grade C or above.

Future prospects

Possibility of a full time post on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

An established country Community owned freehouse Pub and restaurant in the heart of Oxfordshire. Building a good reputation for high quality service, food and drinks.


The Plough Inn


9 Church Street

West Hanney


OX12 0LN

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Key skills/Functional skills
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Oxford College


Shannon Hussey 01865 551850

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Aug 2017