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Apprentice Production Chef (Level 2) NEWTON FARM FOODS LIMITED

A great opportunity to be part of a busy kitchen producing meals and cakes for our popular cafe along with chilled and frozen ready meals for our Farm shop. You will work alongside our experienced professional chefs, learning knife skills, preparation of vegetables, following a recipe, along with learning how to use kitchen equipment and ovens.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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

    Usually rota'd to work within the hours of Monday to Sunday 7 am to 5 pm. Rota TBD.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    04 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001773816

  • Positions

    1 available

Production Chef Apprentice You will work alongside our experienced professional chefs, learning knife skills, preparation of vegetables, following a recipe, along with learning how to use kitchen equipment and ovens. As part of your Food safety training, you will also learn about food hygiene, temperature control and cleaning.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation of vegetables, cakes, ready meals
  • Following a recipe
  • Learning how to use kitchen equipment and ovens
  • Washing up and cleaning

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Willing to listen, learn and take instruction
  • Smart appearance and hygiene conscious
  • Calm
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to follow instruction accurately

Desired qualifications

It would be an advantage to have GCSEs in the 4 to 9 (A* to C) range or equivalent for English and maths, but this is not essential as you will complete Functional Skills as part of the apprenticeship if necessary.

Future prospects

Potential for career progression and further training following successful completion of the apprenticeship programme.

Things to consider

As our business is in a rural setting without a bus directly to us, you will need to consider how you will get here punctually every day.

Wage is dependent on age, at least national minimum wage.

Tips are shared between staff.


About the employer

Farm Shop, Butcher and Cafe. A family owned and run business.

Employer

NEWTON FARM FOODS LIMITED

Address

Newton Farm Shop

Bath

BA2 9BT

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Training

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard - Production Chef:

  • Level 2 Production Chef - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Edexcel Level 1 Functional Skills English
  • Edexcel Level 1 Functional Skills maths

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


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