Sector Based Work Academy – KFC

Preston’s College are delighted to be working in partnership with KFC restaurants, recruiting for a cross section of roles for two sites including Cooks and Front of House. The kitchen is the engine room for KFC restaurants and its Cooks and Front of House staff hold important roles in ensuring that all of the products are made and served to the same high standards as the Colonel did.

To secure a guaranteed interview, you will be required to undertake and complete a one week training course, where you will be introduced to these specific roles and will develop some key skills and attributes that will support your progression into employment.

The course will cover a wide range of principles and will allow you, upon successful completion, to gain a Level 2 qualification in Food Safety, a Level 1 in Employment in the Hospitality Industry and a Level 1 Customer Service Certificate.

Your two week timetable will follow this pattern:

Days 10am – 4pm (each day)What you will study
Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th NovemberPreparing to Work in Catering and Hospitality
Food Hygiene
Thursday 26th NovemberCustomer Service Skills
Friday 27th NovemberEmployability Training: Interview Skills and Preparation
Food Hygiene Test
Monday 30th NovemberScheduled interviews with KFC Representative

As a Cook you will freshly prepare and cook KFC’s famous chicken products. Your role will be to ensure that all products are gold standard and continually meet customer expectations.

Duties include:

  • Cooking and preparing chicken products
  • Ensuring food preparation and holding areas are clean and tidy
  • Cleaning and maintaining equipment and tools aligned to standards
  • Operating with cooking systems and processes regarding product volumes
  • Adhering to Health and safety guidelines to maintain a safe working environment

As Front of House staff you will be the first KFC representative customers meet.  Your role is to welcome customers and provide exceptional customer service. Your duties will include:

  • Delivering an exceptional and welcoming experience to all customers
  • Taking and packing orders
  • Taking payments for meals
  • Cleaning front of house areas


  • Free Staff Meals
  • 25% Staff Discount
  • Flexible Shifts
  • Full and Part Time Roles
  • Career Progression

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Sector Based Work Academy – KFC

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