Apprentice Kitchen Assistant Commodore Hotel

Exciting opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship Programme in Hospitality with a friendly employer delivered by an award winning provider! Duties include food preparation, cooking, and cleaning. Apply today!

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, various shifts (TBC).

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are seeking an Apprentice Kitchen Assistant to add to our kitchen team to work at The Commodore Hotel.

You will perform many basic tasks of food preparation to start with and have a natural flair for cooking.

  • To prepare and cook food to the high standard required by the Chef.
  • To assist the Chef with the stock management of all ingredients.
  • To help with unloading and safe storage of ingredients and to prepare raw ingredients to a high standard.
  • To assist with the washing of all pots, crockery, cutlery, utensils and pans to a high standard, ensuring they are stored in the correct place and in a tidy manner.
  • To help cater for events held at the hotel such as weddings, functions, parties, etc.
  • Ensure food preparation and control meets requirements in respect of COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures.
  • You will also be required to keep up-to-date with all Apprenticeship work, and to have regular meetings (every 4-6 weeks) with the Vocational Learning Advisor to discuss your work.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Food Production and Cooking Qualification.

Your Qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship. This will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor coming to visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and guide you through your Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team.
  • The successful candidate must be flexible and dedicated to producing food to the standards required.
  • Must want to use this as an opportunity to start in a career as a chef.

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping and organisational skills; also be enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Have a keen interest in food and the hospitality industry.
  • Honest and reliable.

Qualifications required

None specific.

Future prospects

This is a temporary contract for the length of the Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This vacancy is for a minimum of 30 hours but during busy periods you may be asked to work more hours, your wage will be pro-rated according to total hours worked. Please note you could be asked to interview earlier than date given, as we are looking to fulfil the positions as soon as possible. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment! Follow us on Facebook The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. More info is available at

About the employer

The Commodore Hotel Pub & Carvery is situated on Beach Road Kewstoke in Weston Super Mare.


Commodore Hotel



Beach Road


BS22 9UZ

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Training provider

  • Intermediate Diploma in Food Production and Cooking
  • Level 2 Certificate in Food Production and Cooking
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Certificate

Work based learning you will be assessed by workplace visits.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited


Debbie Pennington 01704 502 243

Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying or enquiries please call Debbie on 01704 502 243.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017