Professional Cookery Apprentice Nick Lyons

A fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual to enter the world of Hospitality joining the kitchen team at the Pendrell Arms.

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £162.00 - £282.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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

    40 hours per week to include a variety of shift patterns.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    28 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    25 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A fantastic training opportunity has arisen for a Professional Chef Apprentice to work as part of the kitchen team at The Pendrell Arms.

  • To assist the head chef
  • Preparation of dishes
  • Cooking dishes from scratch from fresh ingredients
  • Keeping the kitchen clean and washing up
  • Ordering
  • Stock rotation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Own initiative and common sense
  • Level headed and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills for taking orders and cash payments

Personal qualities

The role will appeal to someone who is looking for a career in a Kitchen environment.

The successful candidates will be outgoing and confident with a smart and presentable appearance. They will be friendly, professional, and will fit into a team who have worked together for many years. They must have the ability to work under a little bit of pressure, and be willing to work weekends and during busy evening periods

Qualifications required

Good understanding of numeracy and literacy.

GCSE qualifications at grade C or above in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 1 Functional Skills

Future prospects

There is an opportunity of further training and full time employment upon completion of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the role, the Apprentice will be required to work a variety of shift patterns to include evening, weekends, and bank holidays.

About the employer

The Pendrell Arms is a fabulous local pub and restaurant. Boasting a superb, high-quality, seasonally changing menu, the restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner seven days a week.


Nick Lyons


The Pendrell Arms

Wood Road



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Training provider

Level 2 Professional Cookery Apprenticeship to include:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (QCF)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles

(Professional Cookery) - QCF

  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 1 (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New College


Jenny Crowson 07769 224265

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Closing date: 14 Nov 2017