Commis Chef Apprentice TWILIGHTS DORSET LTD

You will prepare food and carry out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef. You will learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore, having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where you feel most inspired.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will be reviewed after 3 months with the potential to increase.

  • Working week

    Wed-Sun Inclusive (flexibility required). Shift pattern to be agreed with employer and may be subject to change depending on events

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Support the kitchen by preparing, cooking and finishing a range of food items whilst rotating around each section of the kitchen.

Work as part of the kitchen team to ensure the quality of the food items produced meet brand, organisational and legislative requirements including the completion of food safety management documentation.

Receive, check and correctly store deliveries as well as checking and reporting food items and stock levels.

Interact with the chef team, the wider team including front of house staff, suppliers and customers.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will be working towards attaining a Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship with one day a week training at Weymouth College. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following completion of the apprenticeship the right candidate may be taken on as a permanent member of staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to attend an interview and assessment at Weymouth College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Twilights Dorset Ltd have the franchise of the bar and restaurant in a busy golf club with over 600 members. The bar and restaurant is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and evening meals. We host regular quiz and theme nights, often with two-course set menus. Sunday carvery is served every week. We host marquees and wedding events throughout the year as well as parties with buffet style hog-roasts.





The Club House

Burton 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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click 'apply now' on the link. As soon as we receive your application we will then proceed to the next stage of the initial assessment process.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2024