Overview

  • £240.00

We are looking to add to our small professional team, an assistant chef apprentice to learn all aspects of our catering facility.

Desired skills

- Willing to work as part of a team
- Keen to learn
- Able to follow instructions
- Recognise the need for PPE when required
- Realise the use of the kitchen equipment and working in the kitchen environment must be in line with our guidelines

Personal qualities

- Able to ask questions when necessary
- Good reliable timekeeping
- Polite and friendly
- Willing to work evenings and weekends as expected in the catering and hospitality industry

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 3-9 (A – D) in English and Maths or equivalent

GCSE grade 3-9 (A – D) in English and Maths or equivalent required to progress onto this apprenticeship. Evidence will be required prior to enrolment.

Future prospects

Potential full time employment with the opportunity to progress with further qualifications and responsibilities.

Things to consider

You will based in Ord House Country Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Important Other Information

5 days per week, working Monday – Sunday (occasional weekends) with one day college attendance at Northumberland College in Ashington required.

£8 per hour (or the minimum wage for the apprentice’s age group if 21 years and over + 50p)

97.4% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

Destination data for Sunderland College 2019/20, Apprentice completers. 

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

The college works in partnership with over 600 employers. 

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

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Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting relevant qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.30 an hour (from April 2021 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

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Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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