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Commis Chef Apprentice Arden Hotel & Leisure Club

Join our kitchen team in a friendly family run hotel, with great track record with apprenticeships. Whatever level of experience, we will support you in making your career as an Apprentice Chef with us a success.

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Closing date: 10 Jul 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

    5 days out of 7 Sunday to Saturday, shift work TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

During your apprenticeship with the Arden, we will train you on all areas of the kitchen as part of your daily duties, alongside:

  • Mastering preparation
  • Mastering different cooking techniques
  • Help you develop an understanding of the business
  • Maintaining the highest hygiene standards to
  • Understanding the costs balance

The Hotel operates a varied internationally inspired À La Carte and Table D’hòte menu’s as well a very popular Sunday lunch menu, along side catering for events, weddings and business meeting.

You will be working alongside the kitchen team to prepare and cook for customers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills.

Personal qualities

Kitchens depend on reliable team players, we need you to become part of the team.

Desired qualifications

Candidates must have a minimum level of English and maths GCSE Grade 2 or equivalent. upskilling to grade 4 is available and would be a requirement of the course.

Future prospects

Commis Chefs can expect to advance onto Chef de Partie or front of house roles as positions become available.

Hospitality qualifications often give you the opportunity to take promotions in this country and abroad.

About the employer

The largest independent hotel in Birmingham, owned & operated by the same family for over 50 years.

We are a 216 bedroom hotel in the perfect location. ½ mile from NEC, Resorts world, International Rail station, Airport and just ¼ mile from M42 junction 6.

The Hotel caterers for Business meeting, Staycations in Brum, visitors to the NEC and airport as well as a lively Wedding and event calendar.


Arden Hotel & Leisure Club



Coventry Road


B92 0EH

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Solihull College


Bryan Anderson 01789 266 245

  • Commis chef apprenticeship standard
  • Functional skills in English and maths as required
  • End point assessment

The Hotel will arrange Basic Food Handlers, COSHH, Allergen training, Fire Training and basic Health and Safety.

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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