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Kitchen Apprentice Windmill Village Hotel

A Kitchen Apprentice is required to work in a busy hotel situated on the outskirts of Coventry. The successful candidate will help with the preparation, cooking and presentation of food and other kitchen duties such as cleaning down of work surfaces, stock control and menu preparation.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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

    Monday to Sunday, 5 days out of 7. Hours TBC (shift work involved).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A Kitchen Apprentice is required to work in a busy hotel situated on the outskirts of Coventry.

The successful candidate will help with the:

  • Preparation of fresh usually organic ingredients
  • Cooking
  • Presentation of food

They will also undertake other kitchen duties such as:

  • Stock control
  • The cleaning of equipment/workstation
  • Menu preparation with the chefs
  • Learn about temperature control and storage of produce and hygiene

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some catering experience would be preferable but not essential
  • Literate and numerate
  • Multi-tasker
  • Team-worker

Personal qualities

  • Reliable with good time-keeping
  • Smart, clean appearance
  • Friendly and helpful personality
  • Honest
  • Keen and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade 3 (D) or above in both maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Good future prospects for the right candidate to develop a career depending on attitude and performance during the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Shift working will be required.

Please note that the wages will be increased once the candidate has been in post for a short while. 

There will also be some lifting and standing associated with this role.

About the employer

The Windmill Village Hotel is part of a vibrant and dynamic family business situated on the A45 on the outskirts of Coventry. The business enterprise includes The National Motorcycle Museum & National Conference Centre and The Manor Hotel - Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. 


Windmill Village Hotel


Birmingham Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Coventry College


Sharon Barker 02476 791742

  • Training will be provided
  • Level 2 Certificate in Professional Cookery
  • Catering Technical Certificate at Level 2
  • Functional skills in maths and English
  • Employment rights & responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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