Commercial Catering Engineer Apprenticeship BOB HOPPER & CO LTD MR R HOPPER

The apprenticeship covers a wide range of skills. We repair commercial catering equipment across Cambridgeshire. The applicant will be learning to maintain and repair electro-mechanical catering equipment.

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

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Closing date: 08 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 5pm. Exact shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role:

  • The applicant will under go training on site and within our workshop with our engineers and will be mentored.
  • We are able to offer health and training across all areas applicable to our business.
  • Lifting and installing large machines into sites after relevant training.
  • Communication with clients at all levels will be required.
  • Some computer work will involve sourcing parts from various suppliers.

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Installation Commercial Catering Equipment Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to the NCTC.

Mandatory qualifications:

  • Core Commercial Catering Gas Safety Natural Gas
    Level: 2
  • ComCat 1, Commercial Catering Appliances – Group 1 boiler burners, open/solid top ranges, hot plates and bain maries
    Level: 2
  • ComCat 3, Commercial Catering Appliances – deep fat and pressure fryers, griddles and grills
    Level: 2
  • ComCat 5, Commercial Catering Appliances – forced draught burner appliances
    Level: 2
  • CONGLP1 PD, Commercial Catering Appliances – Changeover from natural gas to Liquid Petroleum Gases core domestic gas safety for permanent dwell
    Level: 2

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The opportunity to become a team member within the company upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

The applicant will be based in Cambridge for workshop duties but must be able to drive to sites around the area as required in a company vehicle

About the employer

Commercial catering sales and servicing.




Bob Hopper Ltd, 4 Barnwell Business Park, Barnwell Drive



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Commercial catering equipment technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jan 2024