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Production Chef

Preparing food in a busy professional kitchen.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices 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

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)
  • taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583344
Professional Assessment Ltd 0800 160 1899/ 07958 467444
Allsup&Dale limited
City and Guilds 0207 294 3201
Innovate Awarding Limited 07870 982542
The Army Catering Trust
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.