Commis Chef Apprentice The Coast Inn

Support kitchen team with day-to-day preparation.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Hours of business/ kitchen are; Monday to Saturday 9am – 11pm, and Sundays 9am – 9pm . Shift pattern around these times.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Preparation of food
  • Maintenance of utensils 
  • Working with good hygiene & safety standards
  • Cleaning the kitchen after use 
  • Supervised cooking, assisting the head chef during service

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Clear English speaking
  • Passion for food
  • Basic culinary skills
  • Respect for the catering industry

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Hardworking ethic
  • High personal hygiene

Qualifications required


Future prospects

Senior and valued part of our kitchen team and future driver of our family business.

Things to consider

In-house job training provided Shift patterns will be confirmed Hot busy kitchen environment High level of speed and quality Long standing hours

About the employer

Busy seaside family run pub restaurant of over 13 years successfully run, and owners with over 30 years of hospitality experience and industry knowledge. The team is friendly, hardworking and passionate. Restaurant holds over 100 plus outside seating located on beautiful Mersea Island.


The Coast Inn



Coast Road



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Training provider

All delivered within the work place via online training and at Colchester Institute Campus.

Candidates will undertake the Commis Chef L2 apprenticeship standard.

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Colchester Institute


Business Solutions Team 01206 712727

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017