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Apprentice Food worker

Welsh Government
Coffee Box 20 & 30 Bethel Square Brecon LD3 7JP
National minimum wage
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship


Performing preparation duties such as slicing and dicing salad, mixing and preparing fillings,
Date-labeling and storing food items.
Cleaning and organizing work areas, equipment, utensils and service station.
Following established recipes to prepare menu items.
Following guidelines to ensure correct serving temperatures, limiting wastage and adequate portion control.
Serving customers in fast, efficient and friendly manner.
Providing customers with information regarding food ingredients,
availability and pricing.
Ensuring absolute compliance with dietary and allergy requirements when preparing food orders
Complying with relevant food safety, hygiene and service standards and procedures.
Cleaning and sanitising work areas, utensils and equipment
Serving customers and taking orders.

Additional information

Look for someone who has;
Ability to work under pressure
A good Work ethic.
A strong focus on hospitality and an overall desire to please.
Polite, friendly and accommodating.



First and foremost, someone who
demonstrates attention to detail when
preparing food orders.
- Friendly and capable of developing a rapport with customers — a "people person”.
- Able to prepare and serve food orders
quickly, while maintaining a high level of
Hard working.
Able to prioritise and perform multiple tasks at once.
Well-organised and detail-orientated.
Capable of maintaining a clean workspace.
Committed to delivering excellent customer service.
Fit enough to spend most of the work day
Willing to learn and improve.


No qualifications required, but food preparation and service experience
Is an advantage.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Hospitality Services Level 2 in Food Production.

About the employer

Coffee Box 20 & 30 Bethel Square


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

Will be made directly with the employer, by invitation.


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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