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Commis Chef Apprentice Sterling Taverns Ltd

An excellent opportunity for an apprentice chef to gain a Commis Chef apprenticeship within a popular local pub / restaurant. You will work alongside an accomplished Head Chef; learning a variety of techniques.

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Closing date: 13 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

    Please see additional information

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Gain experience across all areas of the kitchen to gain knowledge to complete Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Work as a team with the kitchen brigade to maintain the highest standards at all times
  • Ensure all food prep is completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Adhere to strict cleanliness & hygiene procedures and practises

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic knife skills
  • Good Communication & Listening
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic
  • Polite
  • Clean & tidy

Desired qualifications

GCSE at least a 2/E or above in both maths and English. Level 1 Functional Skills are accepted as an equivalent. 

Future prospects

Potential to progress to senior chef level, you will become an integral part of the team and there are lots of prospects here in return for your hard work.

Things to consider

Our restaurant is open 12pm to 9pm Thursday to Saturday and 12pm to 6pm Sunday.

You will be expected to work 24 hours at our restaurant and complete a further 6 hours at college as per the requirements of your training; this accumulates to 30 hours per week. These hours will be regularly reviewed and may change accordingly to suit our service requirements. You will be given a minimum notice of 2 weeks if your working hours change.

Your working hours:

Thursday 16:30 to 21:30 = 5hrs

Friday 14:00 to 22:00 = 7.30hrs

with a minimum half hour unpaid lunch break

Saturday 16:30 to 21: 30 = 5hrs

Sunday 13:00 to 19:30 6.30hrs

With a minimum half hour unpaid lunch break

Further unpaid breaks can be taken providing the service allows this and it has been agreed, however you may be expected to make up your time.

The wage will be regularly reviewed and will rise in line with performance and progression through your Apprenticeship.

The first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with a member of the team at Kirklees College. It is mandatory to attend an interview at the college for your application to progress.

Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment as part of the interview process. Information will be in your interview letter.

For any further information on this vacancy please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Kirklees college on or Tel: 01484 437000. There is no need to contact the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

The White Swan located in the charming village of Kirkburton - Huddersfield, is looking for a hardworking Commis Chef who is keen to learn and develop their culinary skills.

We pride ourselves on being a warm, welcoming and friendly gastro pub serving quality food. Our chef creates a range of traditional dishes which change seasonally.


Sterling Taverns Ltd



Penistone Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kirklees College


April King

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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