Production Chef Apprentice Blackpool Sands

Blackpool Sands are a new and upcoming restaurant looking for a Production Chef Apprentice. We are looking for someone who can deliver excellent customer service with a positive attitude. If you are looking to take the next step in your career and have the willingness to learn, this apprenticeship is for you!

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues
  • General customer service duties including cash handling

The training you will be getting

  • As an apprentice you will attend City College Plymouth once a week
  • On successful completion of your apprenticeship, you will receive a Production Chef Level 2 qualification
  • Functional skills in maths and English if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A full-time position will be offered for the right candidate at Blackpool Sands after completion of the apprenticeship, as well as a further training route if desired. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Basic level of food hygiene


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Please consider the hours will vary with this job role, you will be required to work evenings and weekends. Driving license preferred due to location of the Cafe

About the employer

Blackpool Sands sits in a sheltered bay near Dartmouth, South Devon. An area of outstanding natural beauty what better place to enjoy a family fun day. Blackpool Sands is the ideal family beach to relax, swim or paddle. Some of the new features of the Beach Café include: - The marquee, ready to shelter you from the winter weather - Voyager coffees, teas, hot chocolates with cream and marshmallows - Pastries, Chunk of Devon pasties, bacon baps plus locally baked cakes - Full takeaway counter will be opening again with our full menu


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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

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

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