Apprentice Commis Chef Cedar Court Hotel

Working with our amazing nurturing head Chef, you will be very much part of the brigade family form the off. Be able to learn not only from the head chef, but a wide team who have various experiences. You will be assisting with preparing the food, keeping areas tidy and cooking for the customers too!

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working week will be ideally 3 x 8 hour shifts allowing the 6 hours of learning to be in a college environment. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be assisting the Head chef with general day to day working within the hotel restaurant. 

Your duties will inclued:

  • Catering for tours
  • Assisting with conferences/ function
  • Catering for small table of ad hoc diners in the restaurant
  • Cleaning/ tidying 
  • Preparing the kitchen for service

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

During your apprenticeship you will be enrolled at Leeds City College (School of Travel, Food and Drink) and will complete the following programme:

Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship

This programme allows students to develop their skills, knowledge and behaviours through the practical period at college as well as in the work place doing on the job training

Duration & start date:

This is a 21 month apprenticeship (18 months for the practical period which includes the day release at college and 3 months for the end point assessment). Potential career progression opportunities are available upon completion.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression through the brigade, in this or a sister hotel, for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C)) Essential

About the employer

The Cedar Court Huddersfield Hotel offers an excellent base to navigate Yorkshire. It’s just off the M62 halfway between Leeds and Manchester; this much-loved hotel is a perfect base for the business traveller.


Cedar Court Hotel


Ainley Top

Lindley Moor Road



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Training provider



Leeds City College Apprenticeship team


Apprenticeship standard

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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