Catering Apprentice, Wigan

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Wigan and Leigh CollegeWigan

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Apprenticeship Wage
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Join Wigan and Leigh on our journey to Outstanding   

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan and Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m the College is in a strong position to continue to ove forward and grow.

 The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.  

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance heir learning through wider opportunities  and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.    

Our apprentices are a key part of our journey and we are looking for apprentices in our Catering Services Department.  

Wigan and Leigh College catering services provides 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 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. 

•Good personal presentation and personal hygiene  

Personal Qualities: 



•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 successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

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More about Wigan and Leigh College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: PO Box 53, Parson's Walk, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 761600
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