NVQ L2 Professional Cookery Apprenticeship BEAR&NATURAL KITCHEN LTD

As a key member of the team you will work closely with the Nutritionist to ensure a high standard of food preparation at all times. Learning the main duties and responsibilities needed to run a fully functional kitchen. Comply with safe systems at work.

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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

    37 hours, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to train to be a chef at Bear & Natural Kitchen:

  • As an apprentice Chef you will be a key member of the catering team and work closely with the Nutritionist.
  • Your responsibilities will include food safety and health and safety.
  • Preparation of food and ingredients ensuring a high standard at all times.
  • Maintaining all work areas to a high standard following health and safety 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Good communication skills are essential.
  • Good time keeping.

Personal qualities

  • High standard of personal hygiene.
  • High standard of work ethic.
  • Hardworking, reliable, flexible and trustworthy are essential



Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-C Maths and English are desirable bit not essential.
  • No experience essential but an interest in healthy eating would be advantageous

Future prospects

A full time position for the right person on completion of the L2 Professional Cookery qualification

Things to consider

You will attend Tyne Metropolitan College 1 day per week to work towards your L2 Professional Cookery qualification. Take note of where Bear & Natural Kitchen is and make sure you can get there

About the employer

Bear & Natural kitchen based on Heaton Road Newcastle upon Tyne are a Health Café that is run by a fully qualified Nutritionist. We serve fresh, exciting health food and drinks





Heaton Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Training provider

  • NVQ L2 Professional Cookery
  • Functional skills Maths and English if you do not already have GCSE A-C Maths and English
  • Attend Tyne Metropolitan College 1 Day per week to work towards the qualification

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tyne Metropolitan College


Mandy Greener 0191 2295175 mandy.greener@tynemet.ac.uk

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017