Bakery Apprentice One Garden Brighton

One Garden Brighton is a busy new tourist destination in Stanmer Park. We are looking for an apprentice to provide them a start to the bakery sector. You will work and learn in a fast-paced environment and gain a variety of skills related to baking and food production. You will ensure the high presentation of food and retail products that will consistently exceed our customer/visitor expectations and support our baker with daily tasks.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary will be up to £23,300 depending on experience. The candidate appointed to the post will automatically become a member of the One Garden Brighton Pension Scheme and pay contributions as determined by annual salary levels.

  • Working week

    Hours of work will vary but bakery shifts traditionally start earlier utilising the kitchen outside of key operational hours, for example 6am – 2pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will undertake a variety if tasks, and be responsible for: 

  • Working under our onsite baker you will create exceptional products for our guests
  • Engaging with customers and upselling any products identified by the Senior Chef
  • Ensure the high presentation of food and retail products that will consistently exceed our customer/visitor expectations
  • Support our baker with daily tasks
  • You will work proactively alongside colleagues within the garden and the wider organisation to promote the organisational values
  • Ensure that everyone using the catering facilities is treated politely and courteously, be they, customers, staff and student or guests.
  • Champion, embrace & prepare Plumpton Estate produce, meat and dairy. Utilising produce from our market when available
  • Ensure kitchen and wash-up areas are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. To keep up to date with food safety guidelines and legislation to ensure compliance. Even in the absence of the Senior Chef
  • Comply with food hygiene regulations by completing relevant food safety records and wearing the appropriate clean protective clothing while preparing and serving food, and to ensure all other members of staff do likewise
  • Ensure that all stock is stored appropriately and stock rotation procedures are followed. Ensure that all stock issued to other departments is recorded to enable stock records to be kept. Assist with stocktaking procedures.
  • Highlight any learning needs that you may have
  • Assist the Senior Chef in placing orders and checking in deliveries, undertaking manual handling
  • Other duties connected to the role may be required from time to time

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

The final certificate will be a Level 2 Bakery Apprenticeship Certificate 

Training will be split between on-job, at our site in OneGarden and at Plumpton College (one day per fortnight, during term time)

Functional Skills in English and maths if required

The apprentice will learn:

  • Measuring ingredient quantities
  • Making bakery products
  • How to safely work machinery, such as power mixers, industrial ovens and production lines
  • Managing supplies
  • Keeping production areas clean
  • How to come up with ideas for new products

Qualifications Awarded:

  • Butchery Level 2 Apprenticeship Certificate
  • Level 2 Certificate in Baking Industry Skills 
  • Level 1 in maths and English (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After the apprenticeship, there will be a full time position avalible and opportunities to develop/ progress internally. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Dexterity, Time Management


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

Things to consider

This can be a demanding role, so please consider before applying.

About the employer

One Garden Brighton is a subsidiary of Plumpton College. One Garden Brighton is a newly redeveloped tourist destination, opening to the public for the first time in 2021. One Garden is a walled garden, rediscovered, reinvented, and opened to the public. Rooted in the past, it focuses on the inspiration for the future. Whether for eating, meeting, pleasure or plants, One Garden Brighton is a place for everyone, with something different to discover every day Our core values are professionalism, passion, supportiveness, ambition, progression and enterprising.


One Garden Brighton


Stanmer Park

Lewes Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

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