COMMIS CHEF APPRENTICESHIP
The role of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen under the supervision of a more senior chef.
This Apprenticeship consists of:
✯A minimum duration of 12 months learning
✯Functional Skills Maths (Level 1)
✯Functional Skills English (Level 1)
✯An independent assessment following the end date of learning
The role of the commis chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen under the supervision of a more senior chef. This gives them the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired. It is the range of experiences in the basics gained in this role which provide the opportunities to progress to any future senior chef role.
Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a chef de partie role or senior production chef role.DOWNLOAD COURSE SHEET
An employer will determine their own entry requirements for an employee to commence this apprenticeship, but these general entry requirements apply; you must be aged 16 years or over and must be working in the hospitality and catering sector for at least 30 hours a week. You also need to be a resident in England and not taking part in full-time education. Sometimes you can work less hours a week with the apprenticeship taking a longer period.
If you are not yet employed, Swatpro Academy advertises apprenticeship vacancies with employers on the National Apprenticeship website. This is a free service and there are many apprenticeship opportunities available. You can find and apply for current Apprenticeship Vacancies here.