Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship - The Galaxie Hotel The Galaxie Hotel

We are looking for an Apprentice to join the team as a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprentice. The main purpose of the role is to cook the daily hot foods and prepare the continental breakfast buffet.

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Closing date: 27 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6 per hour Paid twice per month + Automatic rise in pay after 1 year

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Cooking and supporting the kitchen team
  • Preparing the continental buffet- Breakfast runs from 7.30am until 9am.
  • Under the responsibility of our head chef, you participate in kitchen preparation to ensure the production of dishes are cooked to our specification .
  • The job is focused on all shift and is an ideal opportunity for a candidate passionate about food that want to learn from a strong team of professionals.



  • Eligible for an NUS card for discounts in shops and restaurants,
  • Eligible for an apprenticeship oyster card
  • Automatic rise in pay after 1 year
  • Prizes and vouchers to be won (apprentice of the month),
  • Paid twice a month


Please apply using the link and do not reach out to the client directly. Any contact made with the client could lead to your application not being considered.


The training you will be getting

  • You will work towards your Level 2 Commis Chef qualification across a total duration of 12 months!
  • Training delivered in a blended format, with online learning and face-to-face sessions within the workplace
  • An allocated tutor will support you throughout the apprenticeship!

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A potential full time role may be available for the right candidate 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Passionate about food


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

Things to consider

Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalised right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com. The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. Please google the location prior to applying.

About the employer

Nestled in the charming neighbourhood of Summertown, Oxford, our modern hotel offers a playful twist on hospitality. With 35 en-suite rooms, each designed to merge comfort and style, our establishment welcomes guests to experience a unique stay. Wake up to the convenience of a continental breakfast and explore the captivating blend of modern design and quirky touches that define our hotel's character.


The Galaxie Hotel


180 Banbury Road



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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

Commis chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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

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