Apprentice Commis Chef - Intermediate (Level 2)



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Weekly wage £124.50 to £170.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts TBC by employer at interview.
duration: 18 months
start: 18 April 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Commis chef (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
15 April 2020 (application closing date)
Working under the supervision of the Executive Chef, Head Chef & Sous Chef, you will learn what it is to be an excellent Chef. Duties and responsibilities working as a Commis Chef involves learning a lot of different skills in a short amount of time and then practising those skills by implementing them in actual tasks throughout the kitchen.


Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Helping prepare ingredients and do any tasks the Chefs need assistance with
  • Helping carry and unpack deliveries and learn where everything goes
  • Learn about general day to day running of the kitchen
  • Measuring out ingredients and portion sizing
  • Preparing vegetables
  • Assist and learn about stock rotation
  • Ensuring good food hygiene and health and health and safety at all times
  • Keeping Chefs stations clean and organised

Future Prospects

  • There is strong potential for permanent employment and/or further training on completion of this apprenticeship dependant on your performance throughout

Reality Check

  • Working hours will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays
  • Transport, you should consider how you will to and from work each day

Skills Required

  • Basic knife skills would be advantageous
  • Excellent time-keeping skills

Qualities Required

  • Complete focus
  • A real passion for the job
  • A thirst for learning
  • A positive attitude
  • A good work ethos

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally candidates will have GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and ICT skills
  • You may be able to study these alongside your apprenticeship – to be discussed at college interview

Training Provided

Level 2 Commis Chef apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional skills (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Prevent and British values
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