Apprentice Chef QUALITY INNS LTD

Do you have a passion for food and service? If so this is an exciting opportunity to learn and earn at The Frocester by gaining an Apprenticeship in Food Production and Cooking with Babcock Training whilst working at The Frocester. Apply today!

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

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Sunday, various shifts (TBC), 2 days off, 35 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

With expert guidance and tuition from our Head Chef at The Frocester, you will be involved in all aspects of kitchen duties in line with Health and Safety which include:

  • Assist the senior chef in preparing meals which are all made on the premises with local sourced produce.
  • Work as part of the kitchen team under the direction of the head chef to support the demands of the kitchen.
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude at all times.
  • Actively seek to improve skills and achieve personal development.
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  • Seek to ensure at all times that all visitors or guests on our sites have the best experience possible.
  • Cleaning duties during and after service to ensure excellent standards of hygiene are delivered consistently within our kitchen.
  • Assisting in other departments as and when required.

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

Must be:

  • On time and reliable
  • Wanting to develop a career within Catering or Hospitality
  • Hungry to learn and develop new skills
  • Willing to work a variety of shifts
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to work under pressure

Personal qualities

A team player with a 'can do' attitude, strong communication skills and good work ethic.

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSEs (or equivalent) A*-C desirable.

Future prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn, develop or build upon current skills within a career in Hospitality. There is potential for the position to become permanent after the apprenticeship for the right candidate!

Things to consider

The work pattern is any 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis. Shifts will include Bank Holidays,daytime, evenings, and weekend work to the requirements of the workplace. 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

We are a small family-run pub company with multiple unique venues that are dedicated to delivering warm, friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere.




The Frocester George

Peter Street


GL10 3TQ

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Training provider

Aside from the practical experience gained, you will also work towards a nationally recognised qualification.

This is a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited


Tilly Marsden 01704 502215

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.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Oct 2017