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Apprentice Chef Assistant

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Hop In Beer and Gin House 37 Watton Brecon LD3 7EG
Salary
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Specialism
Catering
Sector
Hospitality & Travel
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Ensuring food prep areas are clean and hygienic
Washing utensils and dishes and stored appropriately.
Sorting, storing, and distributing ingredients.
Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting, and cooking food stuffs and helping to prepare salads and deserts
Disposal of kitchen waste
Cleaning food prep equipment, floors and other tools and areas.

Additional information

This is a long-term opportunity, and we look to train an apprentice to be an important part of our busines going forward. Our first year has been far better than we forecast despite the current economic issues. We can only now anticipate a strong year after the current lockdowns come to an end.

Requirements

Skills

The person needs to have a passion for food and drink and have a desire to learn. They need to understand the importance of hygiene and have a strong commitment to themselves and the business to succeed. They must understand that our business is a fast pace environment, delivering the absolute best in Craft Beer and Gin from around the world. Our food offering must be of the same standard and therefore the majority of items are made from scratch, hence requiring someone to learn every part of the food preparation process. The key qualities we are looking for are:
Honesty
Passion
Commitment
Team player

Qualifications

No specific qualifications, just the qualities expressed above as full in-house training will be given.

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Qualification:
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery

About the employer

Hop In Beer and Gin House 37 Watton

Brecon
LD3 7EG

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

To be arranged via email and interviewed through zoom, depending on guidelines.

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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