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Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice NO 73 DELICATESSEN LIMITED

Caffe Grande Abaco have an amazing opportunity for an apprentice to join their team. Emphasis throughout the qualification is on culinary skills and preparing and cooking a range of commodities including: fish, shellfish, meat, poultry, game, offal, vegetables, stock, sauces, soup, bread and dough, pastry, cakes, and hot and cold desserts.

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

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    This will include working evenings and weekends due to the nature of the business. You will attend college one day a week.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    30 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

Helping chef with all aspects in the kitchen
New menu discussions
Time management
Cleaning down
Food hygiene
Following health and safety regulations

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will obtain a Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship upon completion. You will complete your training at Tameside College on Warrington Street, OL6 6BL, attending one day a week. 


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you can:

●  Progress onto the Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 in Food and Drink or further training and employment opportunities in the food industry including Level 3 Award in Food Safety Supervision for Manufacturing or Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing

●  Progression to further learning in subject areas including Bakery production, Bakery science and technology, Food safety and quality and Food team leading/management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

•You need to consider the location of the vacancy. •You will be working with sharp tools and hot surfaces •You will need to commit to a high level of personal hygiene •This will be a physical role to an extent, you must be okay with elements of heavy lifting

About the employer

Caffè Grande Abaco, located on the main High Street in Uppermill, resides within a beautiful 4 storey, Grade II listed building proving an attractive back drop to the historic cobbled streets of St Mary's gate. Perfectly nestled in the heart of the community, Caffè Grande Abaco opens it's door at 7am and closes at 11pm offering exquisite coffee all day long. Reminiscent of the stylish coffee houses in Italy surrounding bustling market places and colonnaded piazzas, Caffè Grande Abaco's welcoming charm can be seen in the design, service and most importantly reflected in the happy faces of it's patrons. Locals and visitors return time and time again to taste delicious coffee blends, sample fabulous Mediterranean style deli food and relax and soak up the delightful ambience.








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Training provider



Amber Thorpe

0161 909 5706

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

You will be invited in for an interview with Tameside College, you will need to book your session through Eventbrite once you receive the confirmation email. Once you have been successful with your apprenticeship interview we will send your application to the employer.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Sep 2022