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Level 2 Hospitality – Production Chef Apprenticeship

  • LEVEL 2

Course Overview

Apprenticeship standards are employer-led, meaning that employers can specify exactly what’s required from an apprentice in each specific role. They outline the skills, knowledge and behaviors required to carry out your job role which are delivered and carried out both in the workplace, through teaching & learning and independent learning.

You will work as part of a team often in a challenging kitchen environment. You will use specialist kitchen equipment and will be working with centrally developed standardised recipes and menus, producing food often in high volumes. You will be expected to maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene and ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes

Course Code


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements
You will be expected to be practical, well organised and a good communicator with attention to detail. You should be willing to...

Course information

12 Months (This does not include EPA period)

1 day per week tutor delivery in college.

Work-based training with employer on site.

Assessment overview

Skills, knowledge and behaviours are assessed by competencies being displayed in the workplace, observations, employer feedback, assessor progress reviews, evidence collating and the employer enabling you to fulfil the requirements of your Apprenticeship.

On programme assessment will include various coaching and mentoring assessment methods. These assessments are deigned to review the behaviours, knowledge and skills against set gateway criteria. In addition you, your employer and the college are required to maintain an off the job training log evidencing new skills and knowledge being learnt over the duration of the apprenticeship. The final grading of the apprenticeship will be carried out through an End Point Assessment, by an independent assessor


The potential to secure employment working in the Catering and Hospitality industry as a Senior production chef or Head Chef.

Level 2