Catering Apprenticeship - Busy Bees Solihull Blythe

BUSY BEES DAY NURSERIES (TRADING) LIMITED

Solihull, B90 8AF

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 13 March 2024


Summary

Busy Bees Education and Training have a wide selection of food production chef apprentices throughout the Busy Bees Nurseries. Enabling you to start your career within the catering industry by preparing fresh and nutritious meals alongside government guidance whilst gaining your apprenticeship.

Annual wage
£10,140 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Production chef (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6.00pm. Shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October

Duration

1 Year 4 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • As an apprentice, you will be working towards a Level 2 Production Chef qualification alongside qualified staff who will show you the ropes
  • You will be assigned a mentor to provide you with support within your nursery, helping you to complete the tasks you need so you can progress in your qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

Where you’ll work

Blythe Gate

Blythe Valley Park

Shirley

Solihull

B90 8AF

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

BUSY BEES EDUCATION & TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Production chef (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Check, prepare, assemble, cook, regenerate, hold and present food meeting the needs of the customers and maintaining organisational standards and procedures.
  • Use kitchen tools and equipment correctly to produce consistently high quality dishes according to specifications.
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness, organisation and smooth running of the work area.
  • Produce dishes to suit individuals’ specific dietary, religious and allergenic  needs as required.
  • Operate within all regulations, legislation and procedural requirements.
  • Complete and maintain documentation to meet current legislative guidelines.
  • Use effective methods of communication with all colleagues, managers and customers to promote a positive image of yourself and the organisation.
  • Work in a fair and empathetic manner to support team members while offering a quality provision.
  • Work to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Work collaboratively to uphold the vision, values and objectives of the organisation.
  • Use technology appropriately.
  • Maintain quality and consistency in food production by using resources in line with organisations’ financial constraints, style, specifications and ethos.
  • Identify own learning style, personal development needs and opportunities and take action to meet those needs.
  • Use feedback positively to improve performance. 
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade D / E /2 or FS Level 1)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    Other requirements

    Applicant must be able to successfully obtain a DBS if successfully offered the vacancy. This will be payable by the Busy Bees Company

    About this company

    Busy Bees Childcare are a long standing and leading childcare, delivering outstanding care across the UK. We are offering you an opportunity to apply for an early year's childcare apprenticeship, to start a career in childcare and various career progression roots and further training upon completion.

    http://busybeestraining.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    • This could lead to a permanent role within the nursery once the applicant has completed the apprenticeship

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BUSY BEES DAY NURSERIES (TRADING) LIMITED

    Intake Team

    Enquiries@bbtraining.com

    01543 711153

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000237525.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

    When you apply, you’ll be asked to sign in with a GOV.UK One Login. You can create one at the same time as applying for this apprenticeship.

    After signing in, you’ll apply for this apprenticeship on the company's website.