NVQ L2 Professional Cookery Apprentice Sir John Fitzgerald Ltd

Duties will include: Basic food preparation. Assisting the 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

This is an opportunity for someone to work for the Sir John Fitzgerald Groupin one of their prestigious restaurants.

Hogo's  Tynemouth

  • 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 evenings and weekends.

Qualifications required

NVQ L1 Professional Cookery would be an advantage but not essential.


Future prospects

To become a full time Chef of the 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 SJF Chefs

Things to consider

The post requires someone 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 a position for a L2 Professional Cookery Apprentice at Hugo's Tynemouth


Sir John Fitzgerald Ltd



Front Street

North Shields

NE30 4DZ

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Training provider

1day per week at Tyne Metropolitan College to work towards NVQ L2 Professional cookery.

Functional skills if you do not have GCSE A-C 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