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Apprentice Commis Chef - Woking COMPASS GROUP, UK AND IRELAND LIMITED

Do you have a passion for cooking and would love a career as a Chef? Would you like to earn whilst you learn? Well now is the time, as we have a very exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Commis Chef to join our team at McLaren Restaurant, Woking. You do not need to have any experience as full training will be provided during the Apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,840.00

  • Working week

    40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 - 07:30-16:00

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066535

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Based in our busy kitchen daily duties will include general kitchen work, preparing food for events and working with the other chefs in the team. Coaching support will be given by the Exec Head Chef as well as the other chefs in the team.

Tasks could include, but are not limited to:
 

  • the preparation of food,
  • baking
  • service
  • stocktaking
  • moving stock
  • cleaning

 

The successful candidate will learn on rotation the sections within the kitchen, gain experience with food preparation, cooking techniques and work safely within HSE guidance. Once the apprenticeship course is completed you would be encouraged to go onto the next Level apprenticeship.  This will allow the successful candidate to gain supervisory skills and, possibly, promotion.

There is no supervision of other staff

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

An apprenticeship is a funded programme where an individual learns new skills, knowledge and behaviours in a chosen sector. An apprenticeship will enable you to work and earn a wage whilst developing and gaining new skills as an employee.

 

Alongside your day to day duties, you will complete the Commis Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship. This is a nationally recognised qualification and the primary objective of the Commis Chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. or will do you learning “in-unit” where you will be supported through this qualification by your Personal Development Coach who will visit you at your place work every 6-10 weeks. You will also attend 6 workshops including an Introduction day at a location outside your normal place of work. All travel expenses will be covered by your employer. You are not expected to complete any of your Apprenticeship work outside of your normal working hours and will be given set time each week to complete your work.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be encouraged to take the Chef de Partie Level 3 apprenticeship for your personal development.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Physical fitness, Passion for Food

Qualifications

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

About the employer

We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. That’s just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s top contract catering, hospitality, and business support services provider.

Employer

COMPASS GROUP, UK AND IRELAND LIMITED

Address

Mclaren Technology Centre Restaurant

Chertsey Road

Woking

GU21 4YH

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: today