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RAF Club Commis Chef Apprenticeship Royal Air Force Club

Commis Chef Apprenticeship for a committed candidate, to learn about food preparation and cooking of meat, fish, vegetables, stocks, sauces, baking & pastry. You will learn food safety practices, kitchen documentation, banqueting and catering for special events.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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    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

    4 days per week in the workplace, one day at college. Shift pattern and Rota decided by management.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Commis Chef Apprenticeship position available to learn the preparation and cooking of all fresh ingredients on site. This will include meat, fish, poultry, vegetables, breakfast, banqueting, baking, pastry and desserts. You will learn basic kitchen skills and in addition learn about food hygiene, health & safety, storage and cleaning. You will be exposed to all sections in the kitchen in due course. College attendance includes Practical, theory, tutorials and Functional Skills lessons. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • A strong interest in food - preparing and cooking ingredients
  • This is a practical position
  • Motivation & Attitude is key
  • Willing to go Extra mile to learn
  • Reliable
  • Flexible to the needs of the job/industry

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and maths grades A*-D/9-3 (or equivalent)
  • GCSE cookery/food tech desirable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • Progression within your job role and organisation with the potential to complete further Apprenticeships and training relevant to your role as you progress

Things to consider

  • Remember you will be active all day!
  • You will be working in a hot and busy kitchen.
  • You will work a rota which may require you to work weekends and evenings.
  • Please research location and consider your commute in terms of time and cost prior to applying for the role.

About the employer

The Royal Air Force Club is a Private Members Club.


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Westminster Kingsway College - Hospitality 'Workforce Development


Susan Milbank

On the job training 4 days a week and also 1 day a week at WKC Commis Chef Apprenticeship standard.

Functional Skills English and maths at Level 1, progressing to level 2. 

Please note that 20% of working hours required as off the job training.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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