Amateur chefs who are looking to expand their skillset and become experts in their field might consider enrolling in a new apprenticeship scheme for a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Northcote, based in Lancashire, has opened applications for its two-year-long programme, which will see successful candidates earn £7 per hour, as well as gain training and experience in a top eatery.
Big Hospitality revealed the students will then receive a permanent contract at Northcote, after having worked with chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen throughout their training.
They will also receive a level two or three qualification in professional cookery, receive a 50 per cent discount on food and drinks at Stafford Collection premises, and living quarters if necessary. There is also the opportunity to earn a £3,000 bonus bi-monthly for outstanding work.
Whatever industry a budding apprentice chooses to join, training schemes like these are essential to the future of the workforce.
This is according to North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker, who wrote an article emphasising the importance of apprenticeship initiatives in the North Norfolk News.
Mr Baker stated: “Apprenticeships of all kinds provide a great opportunity for us to sort-out the in-need-of-reform university system, close the structurally-caused gaps we all know to exist within a number of the country’s local economic ecosystems, and help the afflicted Covid generation actualise their potential.”
To help the course, he has been working to create opportunities for 100 apprentices in the area to help both young people and local businesses. He also wants there to be more degree-apprenticeships available on a national scale.
Find more apprenticeship providers in the North West here.