Apprentice Cook - KFC Restaurants - Cobham Services



Training Provider:


Weekly wage £130.50 to £246.30
30.0 hours per week 30 hours per week, shift work including evening and weekends TBA
duration: 12 months
start: 1 January 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Hospitality team member Level 2 (GCSE) (apprenticeship standard)
25 December 2019 (application closing date)
KFC is looking to recruit Apprentice Cooks for our restaurants. Our restaurants are run by people who know and love the restaurant business. KFC knows the secret of motivating teams - which can be fun for everyone and contribute to strong sales growth and great customer service.


Our Product

  • As a Cook in our Back of House Kitchen you will freshly prepare our famous chicken products
  • You will be responsible for ensuring our product is Gold Standard and meets our customers expectations… Finger Lickin’ Good!


  • We team together everyday to allow us to deliver the experience our customers deserve… the very best!
  • Day to day you will support those you work with by making our amazing chicken and bringing our people promise to life by being your best Self, making a difference and having fun!


  • You will be responsible for ensuring our food preparation and holding areas are kept clean and tidy at all times. It is also really important that we ensure our fryers, fridges and freezers are maintained and cleaned, to allow us to deliver our fantastic products

Health & Safety and Food Safety

  • It important to us that our restaurants are a safe environment for our team and customers, therefore we expect our teams to adhere to all H&S and FS guidelines, maintaining a safe working environment at all times

Our Systems

  • We have many systems in our restaurant that support us in running our business efficiently. At times you will be responsible for reading and interpreting information
  • As a Back of House TM, you will be required to read our cooking systems which tell us the amount of product we should prepare to meet our customers demands


  • Free Staff Meals
  • 25% Staff Discount
  • Potential bonus earnings
  • Flexible Shifts
  • Career Progression

Future Prospects

Career development opportunities include progressing onto your Level 3 Standard in Supervision and Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree if appropriate.

Reality Check

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.

Skills Required

  • Bright, spirited and energetic
  • Passionate about people and love being part of a team

Qualities Required

  • Are you a bright, spirited person who loves to get stuck in, ask questions and support the people around you? 
  • Better still, are you energetic, do you like to smile and have fun together, even when things get tough?

Loads of different people make KFC what it is today (the most popular chicken restaurant in Britain!) and they all play a huge part in our success from the Managing Director to our cooks. So how KFC are you?
We are Customer Maniacs. That means our Customers are Number 1. Whilst restaurant experience is fantastic, we are always on the lookout for individuals with a passion for people and who love being part of a team. 

Recognition is not just about rewards and incentives, it is about saying thank you to people for going above and beyond and for always striving to achieve their best.

Qualifications Required

No qualifications required.

Training Provided

  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship - Food and Beverage Service
  • Functional Skills in maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT
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