Apprentice Chef Holbrook House Hotel

The Holbrook House Hotel are currently looking for an Apprentice Chef to join their team. The role will require the successful candidate to assist in the production and service of food for the Café Bar and catering operation, ensuring consistently high standards.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    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).

  • Working week

    Five days a week, Monday - Sunday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist in the production and service of food for the Café Bar and catering operation
  • Ensure consistently high standards are adhered to in all aspects of the job

This is a full time position, and which will include attendance at College one day per week, offering an excellent opportunity for an aspiring chef to gain the knowledge, experience and qualifications to embark on a successful career in the catering industry.

Full training in all aspects of the job will be given as you work towards the Level 2 Commis Chef qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills, at all levels
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting work demands
  • Previous kitchen experience desired

Personal qualities

  • Adaptability  
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work as part of a larger supportive team
  • Strong organisational skills

Qualifications required

  • No specific entry requirement as support will be given on programme
  • Good secondary education is preferred


Future prospects

The possibility of progression onto a full time position on completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a higher level apprenticeship.

Things to consider

One day a week will be spent at Strode College, Street while undergoing the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Holbrook House is a luxury hotel, offering many functions and weddings with a health club and beauty spa. The grounds at Holbrook House are a major asset regarding photo opportunities and also for guests to enjoy.


Holbrook House Hotel





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Training provider

  • Level 2 Commis Chef
  • PLTS
  • ERR
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT (if necessary) 

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Strode College

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017