Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 2
Production chefs work as part of a team in timebound and often challenging kitchen environments which could include schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens.
Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes. They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment.
Learning and development will take place in the workplace by the employer, with support of a Training Manual and Assessor. You will attend College one day per week to further develop your knowledge and progress towards Off the Job Training. Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a Senior Production Chef role.
Please note to complete an apprenticeship with us, you will be required to find an employer vacancy. If you do not have an employer, the below links are useful places to find an apprenticeship:
South Devon College is committed to supporting all interested students in finding an employer and offer careers guidance, CV writing skills and interview techniques to help support your search for an apprenticeship.
- You will be required to have achieved Maths at Level 1
- You will be required to have achieved English at Level 1
Techniques for the preparation, assembly, cooking, regeneration and presentation of food
The importance of organisational / brand specifications and consistency in food production
Key nutrient groups, their function and main sources
How to communicate with colleagues, line managers and customers effectively
Procedures for the safe handling and use of tools and equipment
Specific standards and operating procedures for organisations
Production chefs work as part of a team and often in challenging kitchen environments, for example in; schools, hospitals, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens. Production chefs are likely to work with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes. They apply highly methodical organisational skills, energy, accuracy, attention to detail and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and protecting the environment. Entry requirements to be set by employers. The duration of this apprenticeship is a minimum of 12 months.
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This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
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