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Apprentice Commis Chef White Swan Pub Company Ltd

We are an independent bar and restaurant based in Leeds, 1/2 mile from Leeds Bradford airport with a number of Yorkshire tourist attractions on our doorstep.

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Closing date: 15 Jan 2023

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

    Varied, weekend work will be required as well as bank holidays.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To provide all customers with a professional, helpful and friendly service
  • To assist in preparation of food, as well as ensuring full food and safety practices are followed.
  • To ensure all food is stored correctly and at the correct temperature
  • To adhere to knife techniques and safety equipment policies Works quickly and accurately during busy periods, such as weekends and evenings
  • Occasionally takes on extra duties, such as cleaning, when the kitchen is short-staffed or the restaurant is particularly busy

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No essential skills required, but must have a passion for food and want a future in this industry.

Personal qualities

  • Proactive, flexible, creative and adaptable.

Desired qualifications

Desirable that the candidate holds maths, English grade 4 / C and above in GCSE or equivalent, however, not essential. If the candidate does not hold one or either of the qualifications then they will need to complete functional skills level 1 and 2 alongside their apprenticeship standard.

Future prospects

Potential opportunity be kept on as a full time member of staff after the completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Location and the varied working hours - Please review the current Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

The White Swan Hotel is located in Yeadon, 0.7 miles from Park Square. Each accommodation at the property has garden views, and guests can enjoy access to a terrace. The in-house restaurant serves British cuisine.


White Swan Pub Company Ltd


High Street


LS19 7TA

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Training provider

Luminate Education Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Leeds City College 0113 284 6464

Commis Chef 18 months practical period and 3 months EPA. Total of 21 months on programme Mode of delivery: Delivered in the workplace and weekly college attendance based at our Printworks, Hunslet, Leeds, LS10 1JY At the end of your Apprenticeship training you will have achieved: Level 2 Apprenticeship – Commis Chef Subject to whether you need to complete functional skills, you will also achieve this if applicable by the end of your apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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