An exciting opportunity to be part of something new and exciting at The Sheaf of Arrows Pub & Restaurant. Specialising in fresh fish, you will learn to prepare a variety of foods. Learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions of every section of the kitchen 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


  • Working week

    5 days per week including weekends. 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

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 and 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 qualification 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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, 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

The Sheaf of Arrows has recently undergone a major renovation and will soon re-open as a 60+ cover bar/restaurant specialising in fresh fish, game and offal.




The Sheaf Of Arrows

Yeovil Road

Melbury Osmond


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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


Laura Cowburn

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