Apprentice Chef Kathrine Dawson

An Apprentice Chef is required to support the current chef to be trained to eventually become a fully qualified chef.

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Closing date: 29 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

    5 days per week Monday to Sunday. 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role will be as an apprentice chef to support the current chef, the Bistro/Cafe is now under new management and will be having a re-launch with a new menu.

Duties will include:

  • Full job shadowing of the current chef/receiving full support and mentoring whilst training.
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and to the high standards required.
  • Basic Food Preperation and cooking whilst training.
  • Making modern bistro food, to begin with: Breakfasts, Starters, Salads, Paninis and Desserts.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have a willingness to learn and train to become a chef.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team but also able to use own initiative.
  • Must have a genuine passion for food and want to become a qualified chef and progress within the industry.

Personal qualities

  • Must have good communication skills,
  • Have good hygiene (as working in a food environment).
  • The ability to work flexible hours.

Qualifications required

A good level of Maths and English is desired.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the Level 2 there may be an opportunity to progress onto the Level 3 and/or gain employment should there be an opportunity available at the time.

Things to consider

Check that you are able to get to and from work (considering there will be weekend and some late nights)

About the employer

Local Bistro/Café Bar based in the centre of Selby. Under new ownership - currently re launching with a new menu.


Kathrine Dawson



The Crescent



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Training provider

  • Hospitality and Catering Level 2
  • Functional Skills - Maths and English Level 1

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Selby College


Leanne Simms 01757 211092

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017