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Commis Chef Apprentice Brook's

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join a well-trained team of chefs in our very busy, established, and popular restaurant in the heart of Brighouse. You will work towards a Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2022

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

    Wednesday – Sunday, between 11:00 and 23:00 (with substantial break) with 1 day per week in college. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    30 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a varied changing menu and use only the best produce.  If you have a passion for food, are hard-working and work well within a team we can offer you an amazing opportunity to grow and develop your skills within the industry. 

Reporting to Head Chef, responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare food items to the highest standard 
  • Work as part of a team
  • Housekeeping of the kitchen
  • Assisting the Head Chef

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good time-management skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Genuine
  • Relaxed
  • Hardworking
  • Presentable 
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Enthusiasm for the role
  • Ability to work with others

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades E/2 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Opportunity to progress to more senior levels within the company and the industry.  The wage may rise incrementally in line with performance and skills development.

Things to consider

Will require working in commercial kitchen conditions and will need to help maintain kitchen hygiene standards to the highest level. Successful applicant will be required to purchase own chefs whites and set of knives.

The first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with a member of the team at Kirklees College. It is mandatory to attend an interview at the college for your application to progress.

Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment as part of the interview process. Information will be in your interview letter.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Kirklees college on or Tel: 01484 437000. There is no need to contact the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Brook's opened in 1989 and succeeded; however, has recently changed ownership bringing it up to date and excelling in providing modern high standard food and service. 





Bradford Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College


April King

Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills maths and English if required
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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