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Commis Chef Apprentice Step Academy Trust

General kitchen duties to assist in the production and serving of meals in academy and maintaining a high standard of kitchen hygiene.

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

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Closing date: 28 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 10:00am - 2:00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 25.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The cooking of traditional and light meals.
  •  Service of food to children and academy staff.
  • Washing dinner trays/cutlery either by hand or machine.
  • Cleaning of equipment, surfaces and floors.
  •  Basic food preparation such as salads and sandwiches.
  •  Use of kitchen machinery, after appropriate training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to read and complete simple instructions, such as cleaning rota, work rota, temperature control.
  • Work effectively in a busy and hectic environment.
  • Display and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene
  • Take charge of the kitchen and staff in the absence of the Cook 

Personal qualities

  • A positive, “can do” attitude at all times.
  • Display a commitment to the Trust’s equalities policies
  • Demonstrate a willingness and enthusiasm for training and progression

Desired qualifications

  • Experience of catering
  • 5, A* - C GCSEs or equivalent

Future prospects

Full time employment after completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

Our Academies are inclusive, with the highest academic standards; we will take children from all backgrounds and give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish. The happiness, well-being and success of our pupils is at the centre of everything we do. 


Step Academy Trust


Nightingale Lane



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Croydon College


Lashaunda Malcolm 02086865700

On the job training and you will also recieve training on insect days.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 May 2022