Professional Apprentice Chef Level 2 Nancarrow Farm

You will learn an array of skills such as formal dining, to Grilling/BBQ and butchery. You will also learn how to make Ice Creams, breads, all desserts and pasta as everything is made in-house.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Tues 10am – 1pm (lunch 30 mins) 1:30pm – 5pm, Weds 10am – 5pm, includes a 30 min break at a varied time, Fri 10am – 1pm (lunch 30 mins) 1:30pm – 5pm & Sat 10am – 5pm, includes a 30 min break at a varied time

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are an organic beef and lamb farm with a busy kitchen, serving food to guests from all over the country. 

Our events range from feast nights, weddings and private functions.  Our cooking style is centred around wood fire, with various wood fired grills, bbqs, smoking pits etc. 

We use the fantastic beef and lamb from the farm, butchered ourselves and cooked whole if and where possible, cooked in front of the guests, served centre of the table to share in a feast style.  We do a lot of butchery ourselves, make all products ourselves, varying from ice cream, bread, all desserts and pasta. Role includes:

  • Grilling/BBQ
  • Butchery
  • Making Ice Creams
  • Making Breads
  • Making Desserts
  • Making Pasta

Our team of chefs have a diverse range of knowledge and are more than happy to share this with like minded people.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enjoys working in a team
  • Willing to learn
  • Able to take instructions in a busy environment
  • Be personable, we work very closely and in front of our guests
  • Have good punctuality

Personal qualities

  • Work weekends
  • Proactive
  • Diligent
  • Creative
  • Have physical strength
  • Can work well in a team
  • Organised
  • Have a sense of humour

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A to D level Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

There are exciting opportunities for the right individual and we offer a varied roll from butchery training, work placements with other likeminded business and top chefs in Cornwall.

Things to consider

Driving license would be great but not essential. We are in a slightly remote location. 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). For more information visit:

About the employer

Family run farm that provides a unique venue / wedding location. The Produce from the farm is integral to our busy kitchen, where our chefs create feasts influenced by their surroundings – using the best of what’s available from the fields, hedgerows, kitchen garden or larder. Their organic produce is now reared, butchered, cured and consumed on the farm.


Nancarrow Farm




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Training provider

You will be trained in the workplace alongside your usual duties and you will be expected to attend college one day a week or on a block release basis.  

You will work towards achieving:

  • Level 2 apprenticeship in Professional Chef including work based and knowledge components
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities qualification
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • If required Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Commis Chef

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cornwall College Business


Nick Banfield 08456099599

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2017