Apprentice Commis Chef - Sheffield 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? Now is the time, as we have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Commis Chef to join us at Sheffield United Football Club. Over a 12-15-month period you will be trained to become a fully qualified Commis Chef.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working 5 out of 7 days, the earliest start would be 7:00am and the latest finish time would be 10.00pm working an 8 hour day. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Based in one of our busy kitchens at Sheffield United Football Club 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:

  • Baking
  • Service
  • Moving stock
  • Working alongside the Head Chef/other team members
  • Preparing food using fresh/ seasonal ingredients
  • Cooking meals using various cooking methods
  • Taking instruction/learning from senior chefs
  • Cleaning and clearing down work stations
  • Working in a safe manner at all times
  • Organisation and stock taking
  • Preparing kitchen documentation
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy
  • Working to Food Hygiene and Safety recommendations

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
  • 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 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 development through the apprenticeship programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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.




Sheffield United Football Club

Bramall Lane


S2 4SU

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Training provider


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