This new Apprentice Standard is for people who supervise teams in a variety of kitchen environments, for example; schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens.
Job roles include Head chef, Second Chef, Kitchen Manager / Supervisor, Cook. Senior production chefs have accountability for the day-to-day running of the kitchen service, producing, monitoring and maintaining consistent food standards, legislative requirements and quality across all areas and during all stages of production and supply.
The course lasts 12-18 months.
Students will be at the College 1 day a week to evidence the 20% off job with evidenced employer training alongside.
Senior Production Chef - Further learning progression onto Commis Chef/Chef de Partie/ Management Apprenticeships. Career in a wide variety of Catering establishments as a Head chef, Second Chef, Kitchen Manager / Supervisor, Cook.
Employed in relevant Job role
Maths and English grade 4 or above or the equivalent.
Successful interview at CRC
There are three end-point assessment activities for the Senior Production Chef and these can take place in any order. All assessment activities must be completed within a three-month end-point assessment window. This end-point assessment window begins when the EPAO confirms that the apprentice has successfully passed through the gateway.
To study an apprenticeship, you must secure or already be in a suitable an apprenticeship job role with an employer.
Need to find an apprenticeship job?
You can do this through undertaking a job search and applying and interviewing for available roles. In order for us to help you secure your apprenticeship, let us know you are actively looking for an apprenticeship by registering your interest and signing up to our apprenticeship job alerts at www.camre.ac.uk/job-alerts.
Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership schools should register their interest through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16.
Securing an apprenticeship position can be challenging, therefore we advise all aspiring apprentices, who are leaving school, to apply for a full-time course in the same subject. Having a Plan B ensures you can continue with your education in September and build the practical knowledge and confidence you need to progress onto an apprenticeship when one becomes available.
To find out more about how the apprenticeship application process works, please visit www.camre.ac.uk/apprenticeships/how-to-secure-an-apprenticeship/.
Already have a job and an employer?
Register your interest in the programme, and contact our Apprenticeship Team at and 01223 418778, and we will work with you and your employer to start the apprenticeship enrolment process.