Apprentice Chef The Warwick Arms Hotel

We are looking for 2 apprentice chefs to join the team, we will invest in your training and support you with your development, in return we would like you to use those skills to help us increase the food offer at the hotel. This will be a great opportunity for quick career progression. Preparing breakfasts for our guests, catering for events and meetings, plus more.

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be reviewed regularly as you progress with your training and take on more responsibility. Share of the tips.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, on a weekly rota basis, which is produced 1 week in advance. Exact working days and hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

You will work in our kitchen, either helping to cook breakfast or in time help produce food for our restaurant, or help at a weekend with a function buffet or wedding breakfast.

During your apprenticeship we will help you develop the skills and knowledge to work in all areas of the kitchen, this will include:

  • Preparing breakfasts for our guests
  • Catering for events and meetings
  • Working in all sections of the kitchen, developing new skills
  • Helping the chefs to develop and launch new menus and offers
  • Working as part of the team to keep the kitchen clean and tidy
  • Completing records to maintain the food safety
  • Helping to order stock and store it safely

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship standard, completed in the workplace supported by a member of the college team
  • Level 1 functional skills in English and maths if required
  • End point assessment
  • Basic food safety and allergen training
  • Basic health and safety training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

To continue to work full-time in our kitchen.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Keen to learn, Good work ethic, Interest in being a chef


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

Things to consider

There will be some 6.30am starts when cooking breakfast.

About the employer

Behind the traditional exterior, you’ll find a modern, high quality, contemporary, 40-bedroom town centre hotel within the old town walls and within easy walk of Warwick Castle. The Hotel is currently offering breakfast and catering for function but plan to re-open the restaurant in the very near future. We are privately owned so none of the boring corporate menus, this is an exciting time to join the team while we invest in the business our team and your future.


The Warwick Arms Hotel




CV34 4AT

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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


Bryan Anderson

01789 266 245

Apprenticeship standard

Production 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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