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Chef de Partie Level 3 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Apprenticeship
Availability: All areas
Chef de Partie icing a cake

Is it for me?

This Apprenticeship will enable you to take the next step in your career as a Chef by helping you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to take responsibility for running a specific section of the kitchen and managing a team.

Essential Information

Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
16 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions, practical workshops and testing may take place at one of our campuses.
Qualifications Achievable

Maths & English Level 2 if required


As a Chef de Partie in a large kitchen you will be responsible for running a team in the kitchen to ensure dishes go out on time whilst in smaller kitchen setting you may work independently with sole responsibility for a section. Also known as a Station or Section Chef, the Chef de Partie reports to the senior chef and has a very important role to play in any kitchen.
What will I learn?

During your Apprenticeship you will gain a wide range of new knowledge and skills.  You will gain a deeper understanding of food preparation and cooking traditional and modern cuisines, taste, allergens, diet and nutrition in order to produce dishes and menu items that meet the requirements of customers and the business.  You will develop a range of advanced craft skills and techniques to produces a wide range of dishes which demonstrate imagination and flair.  Part of the role of chef de partie is managing a team and you will learn how to brief, coach and motivate others to produce high quality dishes which are delivered on time to the required standard.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout your Apprenticeship you will work closely with your HTP Training Consultant who will provide continuous assessment and feedback to ensure you successfully complete your Apprenticeship standard. Once you have completed your formal training you will demonstrate what you have learnt through an observation with questions and answers, professional discussion and a multiple choice test.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your Apprenticeship you could progress onto the Hospitality Manager Level 4 Apprenticeship or the Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 Apprenticeship
Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

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