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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice Roaches Lock Inn

Roaches Lock Inn have an amazing opportunity for an apprentice to join their team. You will be working alongside Tameside college during this to achieve your Level 2 Commis Chef qualification.

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Closing date: 28 Dec 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

    Shifts are to be confirmed with the employer but will definitely include weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Preparation
  • Helping chef with all aspects in the kitchen
  • New menu discussions
  • Time management
  • Cleaning down
  • Food hygiene
  • Following health and safety regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be an aspiring commis chef with a passion for all types of food
  • Have a meticulous attention to detail and quality
  • Work well under pressure
  • Keen to learn new skills

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for good food and drink in general
  • Follow and have an understanding of cooking
  • Be passionate about working for and supporting independent business
  • Hard working and not afraid of physical work or longer hours when required to complete the task in hand
  • Outgoing and happy
  • Totally flexible
  • Dedicated and loyal

Desired qualifications

  • Previous qualifications are advantageous but not essential
  • X3 GCSE that are grade 3 and minimum of GCSE grade 1 in maths and English

Future prospects

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you can:

  • Progress onto the Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 in Food and Drink or further training and employment opportunities in the food industry including Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing or Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing
  • Progression to further learning in subject areas including Bakery production, Bakery science and technology, Food safety and quality and Food team leading/management

Things to consider

  • You need to consider the location of the vacancy
  • You will be working with sharp tools and hot surfaces
  • You will need to commit to a high level of personal hygiene

This will be a physical role to an extent, you must be okay with elements of heavy lifting.

About the employer

The Roaches Lock Inn stands in a beautiful picturesque setting between the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and the River Tame in Mossley, Lancashire. There is a fabulous Beer Garden overlooking the canal, it really is one of the finest situated gardens in Tameside. We create a warm and friendly atmosphere where you can relax with a drink or enjoy fine, traditional, Home Cooked food. With our House ales Thwaites Original and Wainwright.


Roaches Lock Inn



Manchester Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tameside College


Amber Thorpe 0161 9095706

  • Commis Chef Level 2
  • Functional skills Maths and English to be delivered alongside the qualification if you do not meet the entry requirements for the qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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