The commis chef will be working with the Head Chef in the kitchen preparing food and designing menus. This is a great opportunity to work in a small kitchen but learn all aspects of the commis chef apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits will include free membership to the golf club.

    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 a week 9.30am to 5pm including one day at college, may work weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will be working alongside a highly qualified experienced chef learning all aspects of the role which will include:

  • Preparing food
  • Kitchen hygiene
  • All aspects of health and safety within the kitchen
  • Support in designing new menu's depending on seasons
  • Event catering
  • Themed nights and launch evenings 
  • All parts of the commis chef apprenticeship

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

The apprentice will be working towards the Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship, and this will include

  • Work based learning at Came Down Golf Course
  • Training and support from an apprenticeship training coordinator from Weymouth College
  • Attending college once a week for training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto the Senior Chef Production Cooking standards or the Chef De Partie standards apprenticeships.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Career within catering


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to attend an interview and assessment at Weymouth College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

We are a golf club situated between Dorchester and Weymouth. The apprentice will work alongside our experienced head chef and learn everything there is to know about cooking and food preparation. We are a friendly club, in a very pleasant location. Our kitchen, storage room, and clubhouse were recently refurbished and provide a great working environment. Our head chef is very keen to train an apprentice and would make an excellent mentor. He has been in the business for many years and has worked all over the world, before relocating back to this area in the last year.








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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

You will application will go through to Weymouth College and you will need to fill in their application form and then be invited in for an assessment session to discuss the apprenticeship and what you can bring to the role. Once you have been through the assessment session your CV will be sent to the employer to interview and make their decision.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Apr 2023