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Commis Chef Apprentice Hearth of the Ram

Are you passionate about food? This is an exciting opportunity for a hard working and enthusiastic individual to learn all aspects of prepping, cooking and kitchen service in a fast paced environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from a talented team and build your career.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40 to £380.00

    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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed. Weekends will be included.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Assisting the head chef with all aspects of the kitchen
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Plating up
  • Preparation of food
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Work well under pressure
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions

Personal qualities

  • Have a passion for food and cooking
  • Must be hard working and reliable 
  • Good time keeping
  • Flexible
  • Take pride in personal hygiene
  • Keen to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grades D/3 or above in Maths and English or Fuctional skills Level 2.

Future prospects

This may lead to a permanent position with the employer on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The apprenticship will involve attending college one day a week at Hopwood Hall College: Rochdale Campus, St Mary's Gate, Rochdale OL12 6RY.

Hopwood Hall College may call you to discuss your application so please ensure your contact details are correct. 

About the employer

Hearth of the Ram opened in May 2012 following a comprehensive refurbishment of the 200 year old character building. Owner’s Euan & Dena Watkins have transformed the three floor property, creating a stylish interior showcasing traditional period features within a sleek contemporary backdrop. Open ‘all day, every day’ serving award winning food, our focus is providing the best quality food and drink, emphasising local sourcing and seasonality. Our daily changing menu reflects our imaginative modern British style, alongside a carefully chosen wine list, many of which are available to order by the glass. Offering this quality whilst preserving value for money has been recognised in our recent 2016 Michelin Bib Gourmand Award.


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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hopwood Hall College


Hannah 0161 6556941

Training to follow the Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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