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Production Chef - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)

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Apprenticeship outline

As a food production and cooking apprentice you will learn how to produce food for customers. You will be responsible for cooking a range of dishes, using a variety of different methods and presenting them in an appealing way.

You will learn:

  • preparing, cooking and presenting dishes under tight time pressures
  • how to keep a professional kitchen clean
  • understanding different dietary requirements
  • ensuring portions are the right size
  • how to use specialist kitchen equipment
  • How to apply for this apprenticeship

    You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to

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    Apprentice Production Chef
    (Closing date: 13/07/2020)
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    Apprentice Kitchen Assistant
    (Closing date: 13/07/2020)
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    Apprentice Chef
    (Closing date: 13/07/2020)
    THE NATURAL FOOD COMPANY LIMITED (Nottingham) £144.00 (Weekly)
    Apprentice Chef (Hospitality) Assistant
    (Closing date: 13/07/2020)
    Christopher Grice (Melton Mowbray) £192.50 (Weekly)
    Apprentice Production Chef
    (Closing date: 13/07/2020)
    FLOUR BREWER LTD (Nottingham) £166.50 (Weekly)
    Apprentice Catering Assistant
    (Closing date: 30/06/2020)
    Milford Primary School (Nottingham) £117.00 (Weekly)
    Study location Clarendon Pelham Avenue, Nottingham, NG5 1AL

    Day Release

    Start date



    Food and Drink - Production Chef - Level 2


    12 months

    Level Level 2
    Entry requirements
    • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
    • You will also need GCSEs at grades A* to D/9 to 3 or equivalent in English Language and maths, however some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

    Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

    All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.


    You will develop an electronic portfolio of evidence against the requirements of the qualification. Evidence can be generated by observation of your workplace, witness testimonies, case studies or personal accounts of events. Online tests may be used to confirm your knowledge and understanding as well as an End Point Assessment.

    • Full-time employment
    • Advanced Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery

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