Pre-Apprenticeship Trainee Chef

Skills Exchange

Skills Exchange Scotland, in partnership with New College Lanarkshire, are offering pupils the opportunity to work towards a Modern Apprenticeship in Hospitality as a Chef. Successful completion of this pre-apprenticeship course will lead to a Modern Apprenticeship in Food Preparation Level 2 with Lanarkshire Catering School. See below for more details.

Training company Skills Exchange Scotland

The Village Centre

12 Maxwell Drive

East Kilbride G74 4HG


Role Trainee Chef


Company Walker Precision Engineering

4 Fullarton Drive

Cambuslang G32 8FA


Details The company is initially offering a 6 – 8 week work placement which would be done through the Employability Fund Stage 2 delivered by Skills Exchange Scotland


The successful applicant would be working with the head chef and kitchen team in the staff restaurant. This would involve all types of food preparation for breakfasts, lunches and breaks.


Employer requirements ·         Genuine interest in a career in hospitality

·         Reliable, good attendance and timekeeping

·         Willing to learn

·         Able to work in a team

·         Able to follow instructions

·         Positive attitude


Hours 7.00 am – 3.00 pm  Monday – Friday


Note : Placement would be done over 4 days a week.


Funding On Employability Fund Stage 2 the young person would receive £55 per week plus travel costs and chef clothing


Eligibility Young person must have reached their official school leaving date

Aged 16 – 19 ( due to MA funding criteria )


Progression Modern Apprenticeship in Food Preparation Level 2 with Lanarkshire Catering School


Referral arrangements Contact Diane Ashwood to arrange an interview

07902 354747 /


Alternatively, you could speak to Mr McCarthy for further assistance regarding this opportunity.

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