Apprentice Chef De Partie - Kensington


England, SW5 0TU

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 2 July 2024


You do not need to have any experience to apply for this vacancy as full training will be provided as part of the apprenticeship! On completion of the Apprenticeship you will achieve the Chef De Partie Level 3 and become a qualified Chef De Partie. The individual will be part of a team that offers a premium catering service on a 24/7 basis

Annual wage

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Chef de partie (level 3)
40 Hours per week. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Friday 30 August


1 Year 6 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Chef De Partie Level 3 qualification
  • London, England, SW5 0TU
  • 40 Hours per week
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work





An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Chef de partie (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Review and refresh menus and dishes in line with business requirements and influencing factors
  • use technology in line with business procedures and guidelines to achieve the best result
  • use a range of advanced preparation and cooking skills and techniques to prepare, cook and finish complex dishes and menu items in line with business requirements
  • use standard operating procedures which reflect the most appropriate methods for maximising yield and minimising waste when producing quality dishes and menu items in line with business requirements
  • prioritise tasks, directing others as appropriate, and ensuring they are completed timely and to the required standard
  • prepare, cook and finish food to agreed food safety practices and guidelines, ensuring a clean and hygienic kitchen environment is maintained at all times and food safety management procedures followed and recorded
  • ensure ingredients are stored, prepared, cooked and presented to deliver a quality product that is safe for the consumer
  • brief, coach and motivate others to produce high quality dishes and menu items which are delivered on time and to standard
  • work collaboratively across the team and with colleagues in other parts of the organisation, identifying and dealing with problems constructively to drive a positive outcome
  • use methods of communication that achieves the desired result and demonstrates a flexible customer centric culture
  • develop own skills and knowledge, and those of the team, through training and experiences
  • apply techniques that help improve competitiveness, business performance, revenue, profit margins and customers’ experience
  • monitor the use of ingredients and other resources, yield, wastage and portion sizes to control costs
  • use sustainable working practices and encourage and support others to do the same
  • comply with legal requirements and inspire confidence by maintaining the safety and security at all times
  • risk assess situations, identifying and isolating matters of concern, by establishing the cause and intervening accordingly to minimise any risk to people and comply with legislation
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team working
    • Non judgemental

    About this company

    We’re the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. That’s just one of the reasons why we’re the UK and Ireland’s top contract catering, hospitality, and business support services provider.

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    On completion of the Chef De Partie Level 3 apprenticeship the apprentice will have the oppourtunity to embark onto a Level 4 apprenticeship to further their skills development through internal training programmes.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261905.

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    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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