Catering Apprentice

Wigan & Leigh College
Wigan [Greater Manchester]
Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage
12 Feb 2024 06:38
22 Feb 2024 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Catering / Hospitality
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Catering Apprentice

Catering Apprentice

This is a brilliant opportunity to join our expanding community of talented, committed and inspirational colleagues.  

Working in a dynamic, values led organisation, this role is for those who are passionate about development and innovation, within a lively college community.

We offer a range of benefits, including health and wellbeing support, flexible working, discounts on travel, parking and gym memberships through our exciting Benefits Platform, Green Car Scheme,personal development opportunities and attractive pension schemes.

Our apprentices are a key part of our journey and we are looking for a Catering Apprentice to join our Catering & Hospitality Team.

Wigan and Leigh College catering services provide high-quality catering for students, staff and visitors across 5 sites. This post will be based at Wigan College but you may be asked to work at other sites to meet the business need.

The duties associated with the role will include you:

  • To prepare, cook and serve a selection of hot and cold foods for a counter style service for students and staff at a busy college.
  • Follow the procedures for both food hygiene and health and safety.
  • Customer interaction and customer service skills including cash handling
  • Retail skills for filling confectionary and drinks.
  • Be part of a team that reports directly to the Catering Manager.

Skills required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good numeracy and an ability to count takings, issue change.
  • Professional presentation

Personal Qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • An interest in hospitality and catering
  • Customer service skills

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

Application Form

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!