NVQ L2 Professional Cookery Sir John Fitzgerald Ltd

Duties will include: Basic food preparation. Assisting Chef De Parties. Plating cold starters and deserts. Cleaning of small equipment. Working different sections.

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Closing date: 30 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

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity for someone to work for the Sir John Fitzgerald group in one of their prestigious restaurants.  The Briardene Whitley Bay  

You will work within a team of Chefs to be fully trained to the high standard of SJF Chefs.

  • Basic food preparation
  • Assisting Chef de Parties
  • Plating cold starters and deserts.
  • Working in different sections.
  • Cleaning of small equipment following Health and Hygiene standards
  • The job role will involve,


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic Knife skills
  • Basic food Knowledge

Personal qualities

  • Hard working and reliable.
  • Enthusiastic about food.
  • Able to work work evenings and weekends.

Qualifications required

NVQ L1 Professional Cookery would be an advantage

Future prospects

To become a full time Chef of a SJF kitchen brigade. To progress to aspire through the kitchen ranks and run their own kitchen. To be fully trained to the high standards of a SJF Chef

Things to consider

The posts require somebody who is prepared to work long hours which will include evenings and weekends.

About the employer

Sir John Fitzgerald Holdings Ltd is a family run Pub/Restaurant Group. There is positions for a L2 Apprentice Chef at The Briardene Whitley Bay


Sir John Fitzgerald Ltd



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Whitley Bay

NE26 1UE

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Training provider

1 day per week at Tyne Metropolitan colleg to work towards NVQ L2 Professional Cookery

Functional skills if you do not have GCSE  A-C in Maths and English

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: 30 Sep 2017