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Commis Chef Apprentice The Red Lion

An exciting new opportunity for an individual wanting to start their catering and hospitality career! You will start with a culinary role where you will prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

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

    Working over 5 days a week. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Food preparation, cooking and service
  • Cleaning of work areas and equipment
  • Set up and close down of work areas
  • Maintaining health and safety in all work area
  • Maintaining food safety in all aspects of job role
  • Maintaining workplace records
  • Correct use of stock and equipment

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

  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • You will spend four days a week in the work place and one day a week at Stafford College for your study day.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This position could lead to a permanent placement.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Working times are likely to include day, evening and weekend shifts. Some split shifts. The candidate should check travel arrangements and ensure they have the ability to travel safely to/from work.

About the employer

The Red Lion is a delightful village pub in the rural village of Bradley, near the county town of Stafford. Dating back to the 17th Century, The Red Lion is a quintessentially British pub full of original features, log burners and walls adorned with pictures of the past. Part of The Lewis Partnership, a family run group of pubs and hotels in Staffordshire, we know that the local pub is the true heart and soul of any community.


The Red Lion


The Red Lion

Smithy Ln


ST18 9DZ

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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Hub

01785 275660

Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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