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As Apprentice chef, you will have the opportunity to embrace and experience a thriving kitchen environment. To learn and develop your skills and passion, with potential to progress further within your career, under the mentorship of our senior chefs and Head Chef.

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

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Closing date: 15 Feb 2022

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

    A range of shifts available to meet the needs of our busy kitchen, which is open from 7am until 9pm. It would be a minimum of 30 hours a week, which would include weekends.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be responsible for delivering high levels of food safety, health and hygiene, food preparations, cleanliness, assisting with the kitchen records, documentation and stock controls. To be attentive and confident in peak times and adhering additional requests to support within the Kitchen, as and when they arise.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Basic levels of cooking knowledge and application, kitchen hygiene and cleanliness to a good standard.

Personal qualities

We’re looking for a great team fit, someone who shares our enthusiasm, our energy and creativity to continue to establish Oakhill’s reputation for delicious freshly-cooked food. We are a happy team that encourages a sense of fun at work. So, if you’re confident, conscientious, approachable, with a good sense of humour, we want to hear from you.

Desired qualifications

  • A good standard of maths and English (4/C or Equivalent).
  • There is the possibility of studying towards functional skills level 2 if you have not achieved the above, this will be discussed at your college interview. 

Future prospects

  • This is a long term career opportunity for the right candidate. 

Things to consider

  • Please consider how you will get to work each day. 
  • The role will involve some evening and weekend work. 

About the employer

Our historic Georgian-styled house is set in extensive landscaped gardens in Cromford has been beautifully refurbished, restored and given its original name when built by the Arkwright family in the 19th century. We are committed to providing our team members with an enjoyable place of work and pride ourselves with the investments and dedication to our individual employees, watching them learn and develop their skills and confidence. We have opportunities to provide internal promotions.





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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by University Of Derby


Apprenticeships Team 08000740099

  • Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship.
  • Functional skills, if required. 

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through Buxton & Leek College.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Feb 2022