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Senior Production Chef Level 3 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Apprenticeship
Availability: All areas
Senior Production Chef

Is it for me?

If you have developed skills as a Chef in a busy school, hospital or high street casual dining or pub kitchen want to step up into a supervisory role this Apprenticeship is right for you.

Essential Information

Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
13 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


Senior Production Chefs lead brigade teams or support the Head Chef in large establishments. They work in a variety of kitchen environments and are responsible for the day-to-day running of the kitchen service producing, monitoring and maintaining consistent food standards and quality across all stages of production and supply.
What will I learn?

During your Apprenticeship you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to supervise the production of centrally developed menu items and dishes and ensure dishes are adapted to meet the dietary requirements of customers. You will also learn how to complete, monitor and maintain food safety management systems including delivery, storage, cooking and service within the kitchen environment. The team leading skills you will gain include how to identify training needs, assist in the recruitment of staff, manage a budget, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction.

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 a multiple choice test, practical observation and professional discussion.

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?

After completing this apprenticeship you may choose to progress onto the Higher Apprenticeship in Hospitality Management.
Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

Portsmouth Campus: 02392 374752