Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice at Idsall School, Telford Aramark Limited

Are you ready to pursue your dream apprenticeship that offers on the job training, passion, stability, balance, community, purpose, adventure, innovation, and impact? Then Aramark is the place for you! As a Commis Chef you will learn how to prepare and cook meals, practice good hygiene, and develop your skills and employability.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £8.25 per hour

  • Working week

    The working week is Monday through to Sunday. Days and shifts are to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

If you are interested in becoming a chef we offer apprentice training, working in a professional kitchen under a full-time chef. Through this position you will get to work in the food industry, performing basic, intermediate and higher level tasks as you learn.

The apprenticeships will focus on the culinary skills necessary to work as a professional cook or assistant to a chef and we offer a supportive, skilled environment in which to learn.

If you are willing to be curious with food, own your learning journey, share success with your team members and make it special for our customers, then we can show you exactly what it takes to become an Aramark star.

Even better, the majority of our apprentice chef positions are offered on a Monday-Friday, day shifts only basis!

Aramark are a global employer and have multiple opportunities for career growth and development across the UK and the globe.

Duties include

•Working alongside our Kitchen Team

•Learning food preparation techniques

•Cooking and presenting meals to a high standard

•Working under pressure to ensure meals are served on time

•Helping with general cleaning required in the kitchen

•Adhering to hygiene and health and safety standards

What’s in it for you

•Gain a Level 2 Production Chef qualification.

•Be supported by Apprentice Mentors, your Head Chef and your Line Manager.

•Off job training which includes bespoke Master Classes, webinars and business focused fun projects

•Face to face and remote learning

•The opportunity to gain recognised health and safety and food safety qualifications

You can start an apprenticeship whether you’re starting your career, want a change or you're upskilling in your current job. You can have a previous qualification like a degree and still start an apprenticeship.

As an apprentice you’ll:

•Have regular one to one sessions with a dedicated trainer either remotely or through visits to your workplace

•Learn and train for a specific job

•Get paid and receive holiday leave

•Get hands-on experience in a real job

•Complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Production Chef level 2 Functional skills Health and safety level 1 & 2 Food safety level 1 & 2 Bespoke online training courses

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto level 3 senior production chef qualification as part of our chef academy.
Opportunity for permanent employment.
Career progression within Aramark UK.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


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

Things to consider

A great way to become a professional chef.

About the employer

Aramark Ltd is a market-leading, award-winning food service and facilities management partner to organisations across sectors including business and industry, education, offshore, defence, healthcare and judicial. Our thousands of employees provide a vast range of services.Aramark’s values:-We do everything with integrity-We deliver on our commitments-We respect diversity and appreciate differences-We’re passionate about everything we do


Aramark Limited


Coppice Green Lane

Shifnal Telford

TF11 8PD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023