Apprentice Chef. Royal Northern College of Music

Royal Northern College of Music is looking to recruit an Apprentice Chef to join their team.

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    35 hours per week, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    16 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • The post holder performs a variety of duties and tasks in the kitchen.
  • Assisting with cooking for our call order restaurant.
  • Cafe operation and function work.
  • Stock rotation and cleaning of areas and equipment.
  • The role also requires completing and checking of paperwork/administrative systems.
  • The role is required to work in the kitchen under the supervision of the Chefs and Head Chef.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills,written and verbal.

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Punctuality.
  • A mature attitude to work.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade D or above in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possible full time role for the right candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This is a very physically demanding role which is very hands on. It requires a lot of lifting and standing for very long time periods. Shifts will include weekends and until 8pm at night regularly. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

The RNCM is a thriving, world-class conservatoire located in the heart of Manchester. We are a dynamic and international community of 450 staff and 700 students from 50 different countries, and provide a supportive and collaborative environment to talented musicians from all over the world.


Royal Northern College of Music



Oxford Road


M13 9RD

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Training provider

  • NVQ in Catering and Professional Chefs.
  • Functional Skills.
  • Employment Rights.
  • Technical Certificate.
  • Food Hygiene.
  • COSHH.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Core Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Trafford College


Katrina O'Brien 0161 886 7461

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2017