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Apprentice Chef David Lloyd Leisure Plc

David Lloyd have a great opportunity for you to become an Apprentice Chef within their Centre. You will be working towards a Level 2 qualification in Kitchen Services and your training will be provided by Lifetime Training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Shift work including evening and weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 24.00

  • Expected duration

    17 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The purpose of this role at David Lloyd is to assist in providing a professional level of service in the daily operation of the Centre's Catering facilities - namely the DLicious Cafebar, ensuring that this service is delivered in accordance with quality assurance and specifications, legislation and standards expected.

Your daily duties will include the following:

  • Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking foodstuffs and helping to prepare salads and desserts
  • Preparation of basic meals
  • Organising the storeroom
  • Assist in stock taking and storage of stock, including checking deliveries
  • Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
  • Present food quickly and to company specification efficiently to ensure a smooth running of the kitchen.
  • Work safely around kitchen equipment and monitor and deal with any maintenance issues.
  • Keep up to date with new products, menus and promotions.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures and licensing laws.
  • Be involved and contribute at all team meetings.
  • Carry out instructions as given by management.

You will also be responsible for the care, proper use and cleaning of all equipment within the department used during the course of your daily duties responsible for the implementation of Statutory and company Hygiene and Health & Safety.

You will also be responsible for the completion of any documentation as required e.g. temperature logs, vending transfers, cleaning rotas etc.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.
You will work 5 days out of 7, including weekends, and your shifts could be:

  • 6am - 2pm
  • 10am - 6pm
  • 2pm - 10pm

The programme is 12-15 months in duration, and you will be employed on a fixed term contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

You will be working towards your Hospitality Team Member Production Chef Level 2 over the next 15 months.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about developing your skills in the hospitality sector
  • A willingness and desire to learn
  • A smart and tidy appearance
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with demanding customers
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • A flexibility to work weekends and evening
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

No qualifications required!

Future prospects

On going training and development.

About the employer

David Lloyd Leisure is Europe’s leading health, sport and leisure group, with 122 clubs - 99 clubs in the UK (including 3 Harbour Clubs), a further 23 across the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe.


David Lloyd Leisure Plc


Roding Lane

Buckhurst Hill


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

  • Hospitality Team member Production Chef Level 2
  • Functional skills in maths and English level 1

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Oct 2021