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Commis chef

Preparing food and carrying out basic cooking tasks in every section of a kitchen under the supervision of a senior chef.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

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

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • principles of basic food preparation and cooking
  • food safety standards, practices and procedures, and personal hygiene standards
  • stock checks, stock control and waste management
  • setting up, preparing and cleaning their working environment
  • identifying commonly used knives and equipment and their specific uses
  • team working and developing working relationships
Qualifications

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
  • take the test for level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

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