Catering Apprentice Grey Door Cafe

This is a small high street café in Wellington serving breakfasts, lunch and snacks. Working alongside the owner and two other members of the team you will learn all the skills to be successful in a catering apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Working days: 5 days across Monday - Saturday. Total working week hours: 30. Start time: 9.00. Finish time: 16.00.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001257002

  • Positions

    1 available

This is a small high street café in Wellington serving breakfasts, lunch and snacks. Working alongside the owner and two other members of the team you will learn all the skills to be successful in a catering apprenticeship.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing food, hot and cold
  • Cooking food
  • Handling food
  • Storing food
  • Customer service duties
  • Serving food
  • Greeting customers
  • Cleaning tables
  • Cleaning the kitchen
  • Washing up duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • Good customer service skills
  • To have excellent communication skills
  • To be able to work well as part of a team
  • To have excellent attention to detail
  • To be able and willing
  • To be able to accept responsibility when required
  • To have good interpersonal skills
  • To undertake cleaning duties

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need:

  • Positive personality
  • Ability to multi task
  • To have some knowledge of safety and hygiene issues
  • To be punctual
  • To be reliable
  • To be hard working
  • To have a genuine interest in food and cookery

Qualifications required

To apply for this position, you will need:

To have GCSE Maths and English at grades A*-D or equivalent level1 qualifications in these subjects

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship it is hoped the role will become permanent.

Things to consider

Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices from the 1st April 2017 is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The new NMW applies to time working plus time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by this age category above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate for their age.

About the employer

This is a small high street café in Wellington serving breakfasts, lunch and snacks.

Employer

Grey Door Cafe

Address

Telford

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Training provider

As part of the apprenticeship the candidate will be working towards a workplace training plan within their organisation as well as working towards the apprenticeship framework components with Telford College. The candidate will achieve the following qualifications:

  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality and Catering Principles
  • Functional Skills English
  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

TELFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology

Contact

Karen Pearce 01952 642452 apprentices@tcat.ac.uk


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Closing date: 27 Jul 2017