Catering and Hospitality

Apprentice Commis Chef

Starting 24/05/2021

18 months, Full time

Monday to Sunday - varying shift patterns - the amount of hours will vary each week- you will work around 30 to 40 hours per week, 30 hours per week

Great Yarmouth


Ludham Road, Great Yarmouth, NR29 5HZ

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A commis chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens. A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior chef.

The primary objective of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. Therefore having the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired.

Specific Duties to carry out on a daily basis for this role include:

  • Assisting in preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks
  • Working with experienced team members to learn basic functions of kitchen
  • Monitoring the different cleaning stations to reduce the chance of food contamination

The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

Other than the requirement of approximately twelve full days college attendance, some of which can be undertaken remotely, to support the end point assessment process the Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard training programme is primarily delivered in the workplace. Should you not possess suitable concession qualifications, e.g. GCSE in English and Mathematics at Grade C or above, you will also be required to attend college to undertake Functional Skills qualifications in English and Mathematics.


  • Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 1 and/or 2 Functional Skills qualifications in English and mathematics
  • College Certificate in Equality and Diversity

Training Provider

East Coast College

Other information

The Falgate Inn is a traditional country pub. We offer real ales/popular beers and good home cooked food with a ‘modern twist’ at reasonable prices. We have bed and breakfast rooms (offered at competitive rates) which have recently been refurbished. We are a short walking distance away from the broads.

Property amenities:

  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Bar / lounge
  • Restaurant


  • We are looking for a dedicated, well presented, hardworking and ambitious individual who would like to develop a career in the hospitality industry
  • You will be: reliable, committed and conscientious
  • Ideal applicants will possess good time keeping skills and have a strong attention to detail coupled with a passion for learning about cooking and serving a variety of seasonal produce
  • To be considered for this post applicants must have, as a minimum, 4 GCSE’s at grade D/3 or above (or the equivalent) including English and maths
  • As part of the pre-employment check process, proof of qualifications will be required
  • You should possess: good communication skills; an ability to cope well under pressure; the capability to work well as a part of a team and to use your own initiative
  • You should be focused and personable
  • You must have a professional manner and will always be ready to listen and help where you can

How to apply

To apply click on this link: Find an apprenticeship ( and enter the following reference number 1706918 into the "Keywords" box.