Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

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

Do you have a real 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 the Aston Villa Training Ground, Bodymoor Heath, Tamworth. Over a 12 month period you will become a Qualified Commis Chef. Your role will include the preparation of food and storing food correctly.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,760.00

  • Working week

    Working 5 out of 7 days the earliest start time would be 07:00 and latest finish would be 22:00. You would work an 8-hour shift during this time.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000120742

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Based in one of our busy kitchens at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground, you would learn the different sections within the kitchen, gain experience with food preparation, cooking techniques and work safely within HSE guidance.

Tasks could include, but not limited to:

  • The preparation of food
  • Storing food correctly
  • Baking
  • Service
  • Stocktaking
  • Moving stock
  • Cleaning

There is no supervision of other staff.

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

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.

You will either be attending college 1 day per week or you will learn ‘in-unit’. 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 progress your career through the apprenticeship program.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Passion for Food

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Applicants must be aware that there is no public transport to this site.

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

Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Tamworth

B78 2BB

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

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: 27 Jan 2023