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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice Grandpa Greene's Luxury Ice Cream Ltd

Working alongside Tameside to achieve your Level 2 Commis Chef qualification. Emphasis throughout the qualification is on culinary skills and preparing and cooking a range of commodities including: Fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, game, offal, vegetables, stock, sauces, soup, bread and dough, pastry, cakes, and hot and cold desserts.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Shifts are to be confirmed with the employer but will definitely include weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Preparation
  • Helping chef with all aspects in the kitchen
  • New menu discussions
  • Time management
  • Cleaning down
  • Food hygiene
  • Following health and safety regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be an aspiring commis chef with a passion for all types of food
  • Have a meticulous attention to detail and quality
  • Work well under pressure
  • Keen to learn new skills

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for good food and drink in general
  • Follow and have an understanding of cooking
  • Be passionate about working for and supporting independent business
  • Hard working and not afraid of physical work or longer hours when required to complete the task in hand
  • Outgoing and happy
  • Totally flexible
  • Dedicated and loyal

Desired qualifications

  • Previous qualifications are advantageous but not essential
  • X3 GCSEs that are grade 3 and minimum of GCSE grade 1 in maths and English

Future prospects

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you can:

  • Progress onto the Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 in Food and Drink or further training and employment opportunities in the food industry including Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing or Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing
  • Progression to further learning in subject areas including Bakery production, Bakery science and technology, Food safety and quality and Food team leading / management

Things to consider

  • You need to consider the location of the vacancy
  • You will be working with sharp tools and hot surfaces
  • You will need to commit to a high level of personal hygiene

This will be a physical role to an extent, you must be okay with elements of heavy lifting.

About the employer

Welcome to Grandpa Greene's. Here you can find perfectly-balanced flavours and luxurious textures. Taste the difference that quality makes. Back in the 1920s Grandpa Greene made his own ice cream, using a churn in the back yard of his corner shop in Salford. Nestled in the rolling green hills of Diggle, Saddleworth, Grandpa Greene's offers glass fronted terraces, an indoor dining room, and waterfront seating. Our award winning Ice Cream Parlour and Café Bar is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a unique dining experience combining quality local ingredients with exquisite views.


Grandpa Greene's Luxury Ice Cream Ltd



Ward Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tameside College


Amber Thorpe 0161 9095706

  • Commis Chef Level 2
  • Functional skills Maths and English to be delivered alongside the qualification if you do not meet the entry requirements for the qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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