Apprentice Commis chef GRUB & GRAPE LTD

The Swan Inn are looking for a chef to join their experienced team in this busy pub in a beautiful, rural location. This is the ideal role for you if you are looking to develop the range of skills needed for a good career in the hospitality industry. The Commis Chef will be fully immersed in all aspects of a busy running kitchen.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working 5 days out of 7. Exact hours and days to be agreed with apprentice. Working hours between 11.00am - 11:30pm (latest finish time 12:30am on a Friday night).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·         Preparation of all veg and salad

·         Presentation of meals

·         Preparation of puddings

·         Preparation of mains

·         All cleaning duties

The training you will be getting

·         Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

·         Day release to college, one day per week

·         Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The aim will be for you to become a permanent member of staff on successful completion of the apprenticeship and to progress further to Level 3 Hospitality Supervisor if you would like to take on more responsibility and develop within the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Here at the Swan, we pride ourselves on offering fantastic freshly cooked food, great service and a warm welcoming atmosphere. We are known around the local area as having an exciting and varied menu, serving excellent quality food with a modern British theme. We’re ideally located just off junction 7 of the M5, and just 5 minutes’ drive from Worcester city centre - our kitchen is always open, so you’ll never go hungry! For special occasions and family get-togethers, we have private dining areas or if you fancy something a little more informal, there’s always a buffet, pig roast or BBQ over the spring and summer months. You can even hire our garden privately for the children to run free! Give us a call, drop us an email or pop in if you’re close by. We look forward to meeting you!








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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


Lindsay Prodger


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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