Ranken Arms

Apprentice Food Production and Cooking Assistant


Ranken Arms

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £172.50
35.0 hours per week 5 days out of 7, Earliest Start: 8:30am Latest Finish: 9.00pm
duration: 14 months
start: 7 December 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Catering and Professional Chefs (apprenticeship standard)
30 November 2019 (application closing date)
Apprentice Food Production and Cooking Assistant, at Ranken Arms a family friendly pub in Darwen.


  • General kitchen operations
  • Preparing food
  • Training in baking and pastry skills
  • Basic butchering
  • Managing stock rotation
  • Washing dishe
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy
  • Working to Food Hygiene and Safety Regulations
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Uniform provided
  • Lunch provided
  • Share of tips
  • Birthday gift

Future Prospects

Progression into full time employment.

Skills Required

  • Must have good practical ability and a good knowledge of working to food hygiene and safety regulations.

Qualities Required

  • Smart appearance
  • Have a keen interest in a career in cooking
  • Communication skills
  • Confident
  • Flexible with duties
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well in a team

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades A* - D/9-3  in maths and English

Training Provided

  • Catering and Professional Chefs level 2 framework 
  • Functional Skills as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Apply now