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Apprentice Catering Assistant

Employer
Babcock Training
Location
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire (GB)
Salary
£150 per week
Closing date
17 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Catering
Sector
Hospitality & Travel
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
December
Duration
12-18 months
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Employer description  

Cloverdale Catering at The Frontier Centre, prepare and cook food for the people at the centre based in Wellingborough.

Job description  

Cloverdale Catering at The Frontier Centre are looking to take on a Catering Apprentice to work as part of the Hospitality team helping with food preparation and will have the opportunity to help cook, you will be expected to play a key role in keeping the kitchen area clean, tidy and hygienic.

Duties to include:

Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking foodstuffs

Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately

Cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas

Various cooking processes will be used so an understanding of different cooking methods and procedures will be required. You will support the Chef with food orders and stock processes.

You will have the chance to enrol onto a Level 2 Production Chef Standard.

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

Future Prospects  

This vacancy is for a temporary position with the possibility of permanent employment within Cloverdale Catering upon the completion of the apprenticeship programme and assessment.

Skills required  

Enthusiastic, passionate about food and someone who wants to develop their skills within the hospitality industry.

Qualifications required  

GCSE Grade D/3 or above in English or maths or equivalent is desirable, but just a keen interest in the Hospitality industry.

Personal qualities  

To be able to work part of a team, good communication skills and be able to work in a busy environment.

Things to consider  

Please make sure you can get to and from the workplace.

This vacancy may close earlier than the dates advertised if sufficient applications are received so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

As an Apprentice you will be entitled to an NUS Apprentice extra card. See here for more information https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

As an Apprentice you will undertake a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard;

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.
Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment.

The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role. Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, one to one training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

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