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Apprentice Commis Chef The Wellington Hotel

This a great opportunity to start your career as a chef, working for a friendly employer who is willing to invest time in the apprenticeship training. As an Apprentice Commis Chef you'll prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.

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

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    40 hours, 5 days out of 7, includes weekends and Bank Holidays

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    20 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001714296

  • Positions

    1 available

The Wellington Hotel are looking to take on an Apprentice Commis Chef, you'll prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. Your primary objective as a commis chef will be to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in the kitchen.

What are the main duties of a Commis Chef?

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotation cleaning stations

As an apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Working quickly and efficiently
  • Stamina
  • Willingness to learn
  • Patience
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for food
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Hard working and positive
  • Flexible approach
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to keep and work calmly under pressure
  • A General interest for food and pride in your work and appearance

Desired qualifications

Competent in English and maths, but a general interest in cooking and working in Hospitality.

Future prospects

This vacancy is for a temporary position with the possibility of permanent employment within The Wellington Hotel upon the completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

Please make sure you can get to the workplace before applying. This job role requires individuals who have a passion for food and a desire to learn and develop new culinary skills!
You will be required to study towards an apprenticeship.

Whilst on an apprenticeship an apprentice is entitled to an NUS card NUS Apprentice extra,

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Commis Chef.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

Once you have completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock's Regional Trainer will confirm you have met all the requirements of the standard you will be put through to the End Point Assessment. The End Point Assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of apprentices to ensure you are fully competent in your role.

As an Apprentice you will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help you to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare you for the End Point Assessment.


About the employer

Whether you are staying with us for a short break, on a proper Cornish holiday or on business in Cornwall, we are sure that you will love the cosy yet modern feel. We are passionate about providing all our guests with superb friendly service and everyone is welcome including walkers with muddy boots, children, dogs and holidaymakers…. just as you would expect from such a beautiful coastal North Cornwall inn.

Employer

The Wellington Hotel

Address

Old Road

Boscastle

PL35 0AQ

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Training

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Louise Abram 01704 502206 louise.abram@babcockinternational.com

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Level 2 Commis Chef.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices’ chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

Once you have completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock's Regional Trainer will confirm you have met all the requirements of the standard you will be put through to the End Point Assessment. The End Point Assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of apprentices to ensure you are fully competent in your role.

As an Apprentice you will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help you to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare you for the End Point Assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

For further information on this vacancy and to apply please click ‘apply’. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. If you have any enquiries please contact Louise Abram on 01704 502206.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Sep 2021