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Commis Chef Apprentice Old Thorns Golf & Country Club Limited

In this role you will undertake hands-on training and gain experience carrying out all the main responsibilities of a Commis Chef. You will provide general assistance to chefs with food preparation and cooking within the Hotel kitchens and you will ensure that the kitchen and equipment are kept clean to the required standards.

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

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 Hours Per Week shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main responsibilities for the role will be:

  • To carry out work in any kitchen/back of house areas as requested by the Head Chef
  • Ensure that all areas and equipment are cleaned to the highest of standards
  • Ensure that all food items are stored correctly and stocks are rotated in line with food hygiene regulations, as well as maintaining temperature monitoring
  • To ensure that all equipment, cutlery, crockery, glass wear etc is stored correctly and allocated to correct areas and that all breakages are reported
  • To carry out work at a sufficient rate and quality to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen among many others

In this role you will be able to learn and develop cooking skills, cooking knowledge, teamwork and communication skills, H&S & food safety knowledge.

A typical day can look like this!

  • Chopping ingredients and preparing recipes such as preparing meat and vegetables
  • Stock control ensuring rotation and freshness
  • Maintaining high levels of cleanliness by following hygiene protocols
  • Accepting and unloading deliveries from suppliers
  • Measuring ingredients so that recipes are followed for consistencies

This is a 12 months apprenticeship, rotating across all our different kitchens.


  • Long Service Awards & Long Service Holiday entitlement
  • Staff Accommodation Discounts
  • Generous refer a Friend Bonus
  • Discounted Health Club Membership
  • Discounts across the F&B outlets
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Discounted Spa Treatments and Products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communications skills

Personal qualities


  • Honest
  • Willing to learn and develop
  • Polite and helpful with customer

Desired qualifications

Level 1 in maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Potential to progress to higher level apprenticeship and permanent position within the company

About the employer

Old Thorns is a four-star resort in Hampshire. The hotel is easily accessible from the A3, and only 30 minutes from the M25 and Portsmouth. Old Thorns offers a wide range of accommodation, conference & function facilities, health club, beauty spa, restaurants & bars, a championship golf course.


Old Thorns Golf & Country Club Limited


Old Thorne Golf And Country Club

Weavers Down


GU30 7PE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by HIT Training Ltd


Zoe Lawrence 02392981727

Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard. 

Apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

All new starters will be attending a company induction day where they will learn about the Hotel, H&S, the main policies and procedures and benefits.

They will also attend a 2h induction to Costumer Service on the day. 

New starters will be provided with a buddy for the first two weeks of their employment. The buddy will act as a mentor training them and guiding them through their first weeks at work. The buddy will remain available throughout their employment as a main point of contact and support.

We will enrol new starters on our online training platform where they will be able to do online training. Topics include, H&S safety, Food Safety, Allergen Awareness, Multiple COVID 19 trainings, Effective Teams, Disability Awareness, Guest Service etc.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jun 2022