Overview

Early years kitchen apprentice with links to children's nutrition and child care

Desired skills

basic computer skills

Personal qualities

Punctuality
excellent levels of personal hygiene
interested in nutrition and children
approachable
willing to learn
Time management
passion

Desired qualifications

GCSE - A-D / 9-4 or equivalent
Level 2 food hygiene preferrable (training will be given)
allergen awareness

Future prospects

Prospects of running a kitchen within our growing business and also potential of other roles with the early years setting

During the apprenticeship there maybe opportunity to do a staged learning with hotels/restaurants using the Head chefs network or options to stage within the Nursery or school settings.

This will not be an apprenticeship where you will be always based on one site. You will work within a selection of different teams to gain as much experience as possible.

Things to consider

Long periods of standing
working in a hot environment
Cleaning is a priority within all our kitchens to make sure we keep our 5* hygiene ratings.

early years environment

Important Other Information

As an apprentice working in the kitchens for Little Angels you may be expected to work across our five sites.

You will be expected to complete a selection of online training during your induction. eg Manual handling, Allergy awareness,

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)

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

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