Kitchen Apprentice Redmans of Preston

Redmans of Preston are recruiting for a Kitchen Apprentice. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 2 Production Chef qualification. Duties include produce food meeting set standards with a focus on minimising wastage.

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

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £262.5 per week.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.30am to 3pm. 37.5 hours per week. 2 x 5 minute breaks and 20 minute lunch break all paid.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Learn and Assist: Actively learn from and assist experienced chefs in daily kitchen operations.

• Food Production: Produce food meeting set standards with a focus on minimising wastage.

• Maintain Hygiene Standards: Follow guidance to maintain high standards of personal, food, and kitchen hygiene.

• Support Compliance: Help ensure adherence to procedures, menu specifications, and recipes under supervision.

• Assist with Special Dietary Needs: Aid in the preparation of dishes that meet special dietary and allergenic requirements.

• Document Production: Assist in following and completing production schedules, and help maintain legislative and quality standard documentation.

• Operate Equipment Safely: Learn to use specialist kitchen equipment safely and effectively.

• Develop Communication Skills: Build skills in communicating clearly with team members and customers.

• Engage in Development Activities: Participate in personal development activities and seek opportunities to learn new culinary skills.

The training you will be getting

  • Work based learning
  • Functional Skills Maths/English
  • Level 2 Production Chef qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto full time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Whether you want a quick lunch, a hot meal or something to take home for tea, Redmans has it all. Their friendly staff are happy to make you a tailor-made sandwich or you can choose from a selection of pies and cakes. There is a small seating area available if you need to rest your feet.


Redmans of Preston






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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



01254 395355

Apprenticeship standard

Production 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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2024