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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice UKIYO REPUBLIC LTD

Working alongside Tameside college to achieve your Level 2 Commis Chef qualification. Emphasis throughout the qualification is on culinary skills and preparing and cooking a range of commodities including: fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, game, offal, vegetables, stock, sauces, soup, bread and dough, pastry, cakes, and hot and cold desserts

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Closing date: 26 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    27 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    17 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001752962

  • 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 eye for detail and quality.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Keen to learn new skills.  

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for good food & 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 Spärrows is a modern continental cafe/restaurant offering a great variety of hand made dumplings & pasta of European origin. Specialty of the house are Spätzle; fresh egg pasta representing a vast geographical region of South Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Alsace & Sud Tyrol. Including Trentino & Alto Adige of Northern Italy. The Dumplings menu expands further to European classics, such as delicious Russian Pelimeni, Polish Pierogi, Italian Ravioli and fresh rolled Pasta. All complimented by a choice of traditional/regional sauces & daily baked bread. A cup of Italian coffee or Japanese green tea should not be a miss in the day, while Swiss craft beer, a glass of organic Austrian wine or fine Japanese Sake will make a perfect pairing with Goulash Tyrolese in the evening.

Employer

UKIYO REPUBLIC LTD

Address

16

Red Bank

Manchester

M4 4HF

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Training

Training provider

TAMESIDE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Tameside College

Contact

Amber Thorpe 01619095706 amber.thorpe@tameside.ac.uk

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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