Commis/Craft Apprentice Chef Technocrat Xp@ Ltd

You will learn how to fully understand how the role contributes to the success of a Fine-Dining restaurant.Build effective and constructive relationships,communicate clearly,professionally and concisely.Maintain a good level of understanding of the restaurant and hospitality industry. Willing to learn British/French inspired international cuisines.

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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

    Shifts could include – Tuesday – Thursday 11:00 - 16:00 & 18:30 – 22:00 Friday – Saturday 11:00 – 16:00 & 17:30 – 23:00 Sunday 12:30 – 16:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be expected to work flexible shifts of about 40 hours per week (inclusive of trainings), sometimes finishing late after dinner including weekends. (There is a bus stop right in front of the restaurant)

  • You must be able to undertake a varied list of food preparation for the kitchen on a daily basis. (Be willing to learn and execute patiently and to the fine details as a fine-dining restaurant is all about details).
  • You must ensure that the production, preparation and presentation of food are the highest quality at all times.
  • You must ensure and control levels of guest satisfaction, quality and operations within set food costs on an on going basis.
  • Carry out any other duties as required by management.
  • Food Safety and Hygiene, is critical. Following all the standards at all times and keeping the kitchen/workplace clean.
  • As the kitchen team is small there will be some Kitchen Porter duties too.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Can interact with people
  • Willing to learn

Personal qualities

  • Eagerness to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiasm

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A – C (4 or above) or equivalent desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Full time employment upon completion of apprenticeship for the right person, progression onto becoming an Executive Chef/Celebrity Chef

Things to consider

Role requires a lot of working while standing for long periods/all day except for breaks, in a hot environment.

About the employer

Bohemia is a modern British restaurant in Birmingham, Selly oak. It was opened in 2007 and is established as one of the city’s top restaurants. The menu which changes monthly draws dfrom the Chef’s wide experience and is influenced from the best of English, French and world cuisine.


Technocrat Xp@ Ltd


23 Oak Tree Lane

Selly Oak


B29 6JE

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Additional location information

Different Location Address: Bohemia, 23 oak Tree Lane, Birmingham, B29 6JE

Training provider

  • Commis Chef Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skill Maths (if required)
  • Functional Skills English (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Masterclass Attendance

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Warwickshire College

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017