NVQ L2 Professional Cookery Apprentice Sir John Fitzgerald Manor House

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery Apprentice!

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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


    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

An opportunity for an individual to work for the Sir John Fitzgerald Group in one of their prestigious restaurants, The Manor House, Maltby.

Duties will include:

  • Basic food preparation.
  • Assisting the Chef De Parties.
  • Plating cold starters and deserts.
  • Cleaning of small equipment.
  • Working different sections.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Basic knife skills

Basic food knowledge

Personal qualities

Hard working and reliable.

Enthusiastic about food.

Able to work weekends and evenings.

Qualifications required

NVQ L1 Professional  Cookery is an advantage but not essential.

Future prospects

To become a 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 standard of SJF Chefs

Things to consider

The post require someone who is prepared to work long hours which will include evenings and weekends. From 1st of April 2017 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 or over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. Those between the ages of 19-24 who are in their second year (or third year) need to be paid the National Minimum Wage for their age bracket. In April 2016 the new National Living Wage was implemented and therefore if you are over the age of 25 and in your second or third year of an Apprenticeship you will be entitled to be paid the National Living Wage. Please see below for further information: https://www.livingwage.gov.uk/?gclid=CMOGwaHa3coCFQ2eGwodbwUDgw

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 Manor House Maltby


Sir John Fitzgerald Manor House


High Lane



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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 01912295175 mandy.greener@tynemet.ac.uk

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017