If you are an aspiring chef who is passionate about healthy eating, fitness and wellbeing this is the perfect role for you. You will be work alongside experienced chefs and be supported to learn meal prepping, create meal plans, cooking, and checking that shelf life stock is in date within the premises.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 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

    32 hours across Monday to Thursday and Sunday. 8.00am - 4.30pm - times can differ on delivery days. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 May 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working alongside an experienced chef your day to day duties will include:

  • Working with the Head Chef, ensure the smooth running of your area of work
  • Contributing to new menu ideas
  • Ensuring the highest standard of hygiene & cleanliness to ensure safe food preparation
  • Adhering to Health & Safety and Food Safety policies ensuring all areas are compliant
  • Delivery of exceptional food standards with the aim of promoting customer loyalty and repeat orders
  • Preparing ingredients, cooking meals and boxing dishes as required throughout your shift according to customer requirements
  • Assisting the Head Chef in keeping the Kitchen, stores and ancillary departments running smoothly
  • Ensuring your personal grooming reflects the company standards

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

Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard.

  • Functional Skills level 2 if required
  • You will attend Kirklees College one day a week at the Waterfront Centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career with a growing brand
  • You will gain full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Follows instructions, Time management, Strong work ethic, Passionate about wellbeing, Tenacious


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade E/Level 1 Functional Skills) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade E/Level 1 Functional Skills) Essential

Things to consider

The first stage after your initial application will be to attend an interview with a member of the team at Kirklees College. It is mandatory to attend an interview at the college for your application to progress. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment as part of the interview process. Information will be in your interview letter. For any further information on this vacancy please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Kirklees college on or Tel: 01484 437000. There is no need to contact the employer at this stage, the college is more than happy to help you with any queries you may have. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

pREP is all about healthy, tasty food with a twist. So many people make an effort to lead a healthy lifestyle but don’t find the time to prepare their food, this is why pREP was created. Our mission is Mission & Vision is to serve healthy balanced meals to as many people as we can. All our food is fresh and cooked to perfection. We are passionate and proud to use only the finest fresh local produce to support our fellow independents, this was key in building our brand. Unlike other meal pREP company’s we believe in the freshest quality meals.







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Training provider



April King


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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