Advanced Apprentice Chef Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park

Working alongside the head chef you will assist in preparing sauces, soups and starters, prepare and garnish food, as well as fresh desserts.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 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

    40 hours per week varied shifts

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Working alongside the head chef you will assist in preparing sauces, soups and starters, prepare and garnish food, as well as fresh desserts.
  • You will be involved in every step from preparation to serving. You will also be responsible for maintaining the high standards of your own work station and keeping the highest standards of personal hygiene.
  • This role will be varied and very exciting, strong customer service skills are essential and the ability to work within a team and communicate at all levels is paramount.

This position will involve the applicant taking on the role of Apprentice Chef and will be required to:

  • Support the Head Chef & kitchen team in ensuring the efficient and effective running of the kitchen.
  • Ensure and maintain standards of cleanliness, relating to the working areas and kitchen equipment, complying with company standards and legal requirements.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, with careful consideration of preparation

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Ability to cope well under pressure and use own initiative in a high pressure environment
  • Presentable and professional
  • Must have an interest in this area

Qualifications required

  • Must have completed an intermediate apprenticeship in professional cookery or NVQ Level 2 diploma in professional cookery
  • Must have GCSE grade D in both English & Mathematics or equivalents

Future prospects

Possible progression to an advanced apprenticeship

About the employer

Set on 12 acres of parkland near the vibrant Newcastle City Centre and Newcastle International Airport, the Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park offers the ideal setting for short breaks and business travel. Contemporary by design, this premier Newcastle hotel blends gracious service with thoughtful amenities that all travellers


Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park


High Gosforth Park

Newcastle upon Tyne


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Training provider


  • You will work towards a Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)
  • With a day release to Gateshead College to complete Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.
  • The remainder of the training is to be carried out on the Company premises.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gateshead College


Ryan Wilson

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017