Kitchen Apprentice Giant Leap Childcare And Learning Centre Limited

To provide healthy snacks for babies and children. To ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained throughout the day at all times. Observing the company dress code; appropriate catering clothing to be worn on the nursery premises.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 Hours Per Week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to Day duties include:

  • To clean up equipment and resources for the head chef, when food has is finished being prepared/cooked;
  • Clean equipment and crockery from children's meal and snack times on a regular basis;
  • Ensure all equipment, including children's drinking cups are thoroughly cleaned on a daily basis (this includes being left to completely dry before returning to the rooms);
  • Ensure high levels of cleanliness are maintained and recorded at all times within the kitchen and food storage areas;
  • Prepare healthy snacks for children (in line with menus set);
  • To follow the daily / weekly cleaning schedule, in line with direction from head chef, using the appropriate cleaning equipment.
  • Be prepared to undertake further training as and when required.To attend and fully contribute to staff meetings and training sessions outside working hours.
  • To undertake such other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as may be determined from time to time by the chef or Managers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time Management
  • Ideally you will have some experience of working in a professional kitchen
  • You will understand the importance of quality and hygiene

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Well presented
  • Friendly
  • Creative
  • Assertive
  • Professional

Qualifications required

5 GCSE's or Equivalent at grades A*-C including Maths and English

Future prospects

This could lead to a full-time permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship programme.

About the employer

Joining Giant Leap Childcare & Learning Centre, you will be joining a team of outstanding staff who are professional and passionate in providing a high level of childcare. You will need to be able to: be part of a team to ensure outstanding childcare and practice at all times; follow health and safety procedures; support your head chef in preparing healthy snacks and maintaining a hygienic and clean kitchen at all times; be professional, well presented and passionate in cooking for young children; support your team and the Manager in delivering goals and objectives. Giant Leap Childcare and Learning Centre is committed to education and development of children and safeguarding and promoting their welfare. All staff are expected to be fully aware of and understand the duties and responsibilities arising from the Children Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and safeguarding.


Giant Leap Childcare And Learning Centre Limited


Coal Clough House

Coal Clough Lane


BB11 4NJ

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Catering and Hospitality
  • Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Employee rights and responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nelson & Colne College


Sabina Variyam

Other information

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2017