Apprentice for kitchen assistant/commis chef the windmill inn

Looking for somebody who is eager to learn and work in a small friendly team. Mornings you do the prep work for the day, salads, veg, batters and sauces, then its lunch service. Evening service, clean down. As the apprenticeship goes on you will learn how to make the dishes with the chef. 30 hour week, Starting wage £7.00.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 10.30 prep for lunch, salad, veg, batters and sauces
  • 12.00 Lunch service you will help prepare dishes and the get then ready to go to the customers in the restaurant
  • 5.30 Evening service preparing starters and mains for the customers in the restaurant

The training you will be getting

You will start with food hygiene as you need this to be able to work in the kitchen.

Once you have settled in then the trainer from HIT training will put a program together with you and then the chef will help you through the program by teaching you the different areas. Your Trainer will come out to The Windmill Inn once a month to do paperwork and learning modules with you.

  • Once a month you will go out to the HIT training premises to do cooking on the topic chosen that month
  • Final qualification will be a Commis Chef Level 2
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A person to stay on and help run the kitchen and take another qualification should they wish.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, somebody who wants to learn


Other food hygiene (Grade level 2) Desired

About the employer

I have been running THe Windmill Inn for 12 years, we are a family style pub, i run on a small team of staff. We have a small bar area that has darts and pool and there is a seperate restaurant area. We stand at number 6 on trip adviser have been up there for the last 9 years, well known for good food and good service.


the windmill inn





CV31 3DD


michelle Ramsay


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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

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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