Hospitality Team Member Apprentice SANDFORDS BAKERY

This Apprenticeship is a brilliant opportunity to learn how to make a huge range of bakery products. We have been trading for over 40 years, so you will be learning from skilled bakers how to make bread, pasties, sausage rolls, cakes, sandwiches, and much more.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay could increase with progression

  • Working week

    5 days per week, to include Saturdays. You will most likely start at 4am and finish at 11am/12pm. This could change to 5am - 12/1pm. We are closed Sundays and Bank holidays.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Baker you will have to start work early to help make sure products are ready for when the shop opens.

  • Start around 4-5am
  • Help to hand make different breads, and prepare them ready for the ovens
  • Help to put the bread into the shop once baked
  • Help to clean and prepare various tins and trays ready to be used
  • Make large quantities of Sausage Rolls & Pasties by hand
  • Making our quality sandwiches
  • Making very large trays of cakes or traybakes i.e., Brownies
  • Help to make cakes and biscuits
  • Some washing up and general cleaning down of your workspace
  • Help to maintain 5* level Health and Safety labelling and food storage
  • Cooking pasties, pizzas, sausage rolls etc and putting them in the shop to be sold
  • Re-filling the shop pasty hot plate as demand requires

You will need to be physically strong as this role involves lifting very large trays or tins out of large deck bread ovens, 2 of which are quite high up. You will also need to be able to carry large rolls of pastry from the rolling machine up to your table, along with other large and heavy boxes/bowls/bags of ingredients.

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

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship.

Minimum duration 12-months.

Functional skills in maths and English (if required).

How training will be delivered is to be confirmed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We would hope to be in a position for the Apprentice to take on a full-time job with us.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Logical, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

You will need to be physically fit and able to get up very early!

About the employer

Sandford's Bakery was opened in 1981, and has been going strong ever since. We usually have 4-5 full time Bakers who work together to create a huge range of savoury and sweet products by hand. We are very proud of the food we produce, and the 5* Hygiene rating we have. Sandford's is run by Mary, Nick, and two of their daughters, Amy and Katie, so it is a true family business.






EX38 8BH

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Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

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