Apprentice Catering Assistant

Diligenta Limited

Do you have a passion for cooking and catering? Are you looking for the first step in to the thriving hospitality industry? Then apply to be a T(n)S Apprentice Catering Assistant.

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Closing date: 02 May 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Monday to Friday 6:30am to 3:30pm (40hrs)

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

08 May 2017

Date posted

14 Jun 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



2 available

T(n)S Catering at Diligenta are looking for a positive and hardworking individual to join their expanding business as a key member of the chef’s team. They are based in Peterborough and have contracts in education, healthcare and industry. The successful candidate will be passionate about catering and be looking for a position that is more than just a job.

The role will include, but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Handling of stock
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • Preparing both hot and cold food
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work space
  • Washing the pots
  • Abiding by the health and safety regulations
  • Serving of buffets so there will be some customer facing elements to this role
  • Dealing with any queries the customers might have
  • Clearing down tables
  • Loading up the dishwasher and disposing of food in the appropriate way.

The company are looking for someone who is well presented, with a sound work ethic. Experience in the hospitality industry is desirable but not essential. They are looking for someone who is dedicated and motivated. Ongoing training may be offered to the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in Hospitality desirable
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Time keeping skills.

Personal qualities

  • Positive Attitude
  • Hard-working
  • Pro-active
  • Career Driven.

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE or equivalent A-C desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

A permanent position may be offered down the line for the right candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

T(n)S is an award winning company creating and enhancing a new style of management for the provision of catering services in business & industry, healthcare and education sectors of the food service market.

This vacancy will be based in Peterborough, PE2.

By undertaking this apprenticeship with City College Peterborough we can help you to secure a real job with a salary, industry recognised qualifications and great prospects.


Diligenta Limited


Peterborough Business Park

Lynch Wood



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Training provider

Training will be provided by City College Peterborough. Training is work based meaning you spend 4 days a week at placement and 1 day a week at college. This includes functional skills classes where applicable.

By the end of this apprenticeship you will have:

  • NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Hospitality and Catering
  • Functional Skills Level 1 English and Maths- if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 2 Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider

City College Peterborough

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Peterborough


Kimberley Morrissey

Other information

Please do not directly approach this employer. Any direct approach to the employer will result in your application being disqualified. All applications for this vacancy must be through City College Peterborough or this Apprenticeship website.

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 02 May 2017