Catering Apprenticeship level 2 Pastures Lodge

An opportunity has risen to work along side qualified chefs in a very busy kitchen , preparing and cooking a variety of food to a very high standard.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 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 £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 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

    40 hours

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To ensure that food standards are maintained
  • To prepare and cook customer orders under supervision
  • To co-operate with staff and management to provide a smooth and efficient service
  • To ensure there is a high standard of cleanliness, maintenance and safety in the kitchen at all times
  • To understand and follow wastage control and portion control
  • To ensure that all foodstuffs are stored correctly and stock rotated in line with food hygiene regulations
  • To carry out work at a sufficient rate to ensure the smooth running of the department
  • To assist other chefs in their work if workload permits
  • To carry out and record temperature checks and delivery checks  
  • To report safety hazards to head chef or a member of management
  • To maintain good working relationships
  • To maintain high levels of enthusiasm and commitment to every task undertaken  
  • To ensure guest receive an exceptional level of service and want to return  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team worker
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Cooking skill would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Smart , clean appearance
  • Hard working
  • Flexible
  • Honest
  • Reliable

Qualifications required

A-D Grades in Math's & English or equivalent

Future prospects

Possibility of a fulltime permanent position on completion of the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

This role will include working weekends & Bank holidays and some late nights until 9.30. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Pastures Lodge is a very busy Pub Restaurant in the heart of Mexborough, they cater for all occasions including, christenings, birthday /christmas parties, funerals and weddings.


Pastures Lodge


Pasture Lodge

Pastures Road


S64 0JJ

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Training provider

  • Level 2 diploma in food production and Cooking
  • Level 1 Functional skills Math's
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dearne Valley College


Shirley Kay 01709 513147

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2017