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Apprentice Chef

Washington Central Hotel
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to begin or develop their career within the hospitality industry. Do you have a passion for food and a good team ethic? This could be the position for you. Apply today!

Washington Central Hotel - Employer

The Dobie Family built the Washington Central Hotel over 30 years ago and we pride ourselves on our family independent feel and creating a home from home for our guests and visitors. Awarded 4 star rating by the AA and Visit Britain, we offer over 80 bedrooms, five meeting and conference suites and a variety of dining and drinking options, as well as a spa and gym.

Washington Central Hotel


12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 120.00
Catering & Hospitality
Washington Central Hotel

Detailed Job Description

Washington Central Hotel are looking for an Apprentice Chef to join their well established team. Within the job you will be supporting a professional and experienced team create a variety of dishes from scratch.

Duties include:

Assisting the head chef in menu planning

Prepare produce and serve food across outlets

High level of food standard

Working well within a small passionate team

Working in various food outlets, which include our coffee shop, bar, bistro and function room

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Hospitality Team Member Qualification, this will involve a Regional Trainer who will visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training, coach you, as well as observing you whilst you work.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Maths and English GCSE’s are desirable, but not essential, as it may be completed as part of the course (Functional Skills Maths & English).

Skills required

Enthusiasm for cooking, good time-keeping and commitment to learning. Good personal hygiene.

Personal Qualities

You must be reliable, able to handle pressure, calm and honest.

What does a typical placement look like

Enthusiasm for cooking, good time-keeping and commitment to learning. Good personal hygiene.

What you should wear

Maths and English GCSE’s are desirable, but not essential, as it may be completed as part of the course (Functional Skills Maths & English).

Future prospects

There is a permanent position available upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 2 Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

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, face to face 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.

Babcock Training Limited - Learning Provider

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Babcock and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Babcock has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 or email: (Ref ID:91398)
Babcock Training Limited

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