Hospitality and catering apprentice Hutchinson Catering Services

To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £149.85 - £260.85

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Basic preparation of food and simple cooking.
  • The serving of meals ensuring correct portion control.
  • Cleaning of the kitchen, its surrounds and equipment
  • General kitchen duties eg washing up.
  • Ensure food hygiene and health and safety regulations are adhered to at all times.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to carry out tasks quickly and competently
  • The ability to pick up detailed instructions quickly and follow them closely
  • Good spoken communication skills

Personal qualities

Personal Qualities:

  • Have a friendly and helpful personality with good communication skills
  • Be willing to learn and develop yourself and your career to enable you to develop your skills and knowledge.
  • Having the ability to help others within the team would be beneficial.
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Punctual 
  • Honest.
  • Motivation       
  • Have a strong interest & a desire to work in the catering & hospitality industry.
  • Willing to learn while in the workplace & work within a team environment.

Qualifications required

GCSE (or Equivalent Qualification) A* - D in Maths and English is preferred by the employer 

Future prospects

A full time job for the right candidate on completion of the qualification

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills. Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us. Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed.

About the employer

Wilton Centre provides an excellent selection of catering and hospitality facilities designed to suit businesses and individuals, these include a restaurant, café and retail shop as well as a hospitality service. The restaurant offers everything from a full English breakfast, to hot and cold lunches or a sit down meal with clients. The menu features a variety of international cuisine and home made produce as well as soups, salads, hot paninis, jacket potatoes and delicious main courses with vegetarian options. As an alternative you can grab a quick coffee and muffin from our informal Café Mocha, which offers a range of hot beverages as well as cookies, muffins and energy bars for those who need a boost. Simply Snack offers an additional takeaway service, which provides a valuable fast food option for those who prefer to simply grab and go. Simply Snack provides a variety of freshly made sandwiches, salads and fruit box options. In addition an on-site retail shop offers a range of goods from daily newspapers and greeting cards to confectionery and cold drinks. Our in-house hospitality service provides a variety of high quality catering options for working lunches, conferences and formal dinners for clients. The service will ensure that meals are delivered to meeting rooms or work locations and can also provide refreshments such as tea, coffee and biscuits.


Hutchinson Catering Services




TS10 4RF

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Training provider

  • Level 2 qualification in Catering
  • Technical Certificate
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT (where required)
  • Day release class

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

Northern Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Northern Skills Group

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017