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Commis Chef Apprenticeship Westlea Social Club

The Westlea has recently developed a new menu with a new head chef, and they are looking for an apprentice to train alongside him. The role will involve everything from food preparation, to cooking the individual dishes.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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

    30 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Shifts will vary. This will include working weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The Westlea has recently developed a new menu with a new head chef, and they are looking for an apprentice to train alongside him. The role will involve;

  • Food preparation - including storing of meats and veg.
  • Food hygiene
  • Preparing home cooked meals such as burgers, pasta dishes, etc. 
  • Learning to cook from scratch with fresh ingredients
  • General running of the kitchen

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good at working with your hands
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Good at identifying flavours
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard working & committed
  • Wants to learn the industry
  • Willing to listen and learn

Desired qualifications

Although no formal qualifications have been specified by the employer, there are still minimum entry requirements for the apprenticeship programme, and you will be assessed on English and maths at interview.

Future prospects

Possibility of permenant employment and going on to complete further qualifications. 

Things to consider

You will need to be committed to working weekends.

About the employer

This bar offers you to try perfectly cooked dumplings and tasty chicken. Food delivery is an important advantage of The New Westlea. The fabulous service displays a high level of quality at this place. Prices here are reported to be average. The charming atmosphere has been highlighed by the visitors. The score of this spot on Facebook is 4.9.

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College


Emma Norbury 0191 5185587

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 1 maths and English Functional Skills
  • Preparation for End Point Assessment. 

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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