Commis Chef Apprentice RING O BELLS (ISSEY) LTD

The Ring O' Bells, Churchtown, are pleased to be offering an opportunity for a hardworking, enthusiastic individual to join their small, friendly team as a Commis Chef Apprentice. This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the industry and develop new skills preparing and serving food.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay review after a 3 month trial. Share of tips. Soft drinks available whilst on shift.

    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

    You will be working over 7 days a week on a rota basis. Shift times to range between 10am and 10pm (Exact working days and times TBC).

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing food for customers and pre-preparation of some dishes
  • Keeping the kitchen hygienic
  • Menu planning and preparations
  • Working as part of a team
  • Plating up dishes for serving

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards a Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard including Functional Skills (if required).

You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.

You will be required to attend Cornwall College St Austell on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There may be an opportunity for further development and permanent employment for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to be able to get to St Issey (for work) and St Austell (for college) via a reliable mode of transport. Parking available.

About the employer

The Ring O' Bells is a traditional 17th century Cornish inn in a small village setting between Padstow and Wadebridge serving traditional pub grub. We have independent control over our own menus and are not part of a big chain. We are a small and friendly team in a small village community serving both the locals and visitors of St Issey and the surrounding areas.




Ring O' Bells


St Issey

PL27 7QA

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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



01209 617826

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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