Apprentice Chef

The Exeter Arms

This is an excellent opportunity to join an award winning team and create new and exciting menu options. You will be working alongside very experienced Chef's under the guidance of the Group Head Chef and will be preparing foods and making starters.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.55 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £6.95 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Mon-Sat rota 30 min lunch

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

18 months

Possible start date

03 Mar 2017

Date posted

02 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

As an Apprentice Chef, you will be working alongside very experienced chef's, under the guidance of the Group Head Chef and will be:

  • Preparing foods.
  • Making starters and desserts.
  • Learning all aspects to putting together main dishes.
  • Washing pots.
  • Ensuring that the environment is a safe and tidy one. 
  • Helping to design new menu choices.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Motivation. 
  • Enthusiasm for food and cooking.
  • Attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Honest.
  • Reliable.
  • Keen and driven.

Qualifications required

  • None required, however you must be working at a Level 1 with Maths and English (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Full time position in our expanding business.

Things to consider

Please be aware that a role in Hospitality will include unsociable hours. Therefore please make sure you can access appropriate transport.

About the employer

The Exeter Arms is part of a small group of award winning gastro pubs and real ale and cider houses.


The Exeter Arms


Exeter Place



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery.
  • Functional Skills English, Maths.
  • In house training by experienced staff.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Michael Owusu

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2017