This apprenticeship will ensure that individuals have the right skills, knowledge and experience needed to produce high quality dishes and products consistently to specifications, often in large volumes across a wide variety of hospitality and catering operations. It also provides individuals with a flexible progression route to SCQF Level 6 to attract and retain production chefs from a diverse range of groups.

What's the qualification?

You’ll gain an SVQ in Production Chef at SCQF Level 5.

SCQF qualification levels explained

What will I learn?

As part of your apprenticeship, you will achieve 5 different Work Place Core Skills at SCQF Level 4.

You will also complete a Basic: Health & Safety at Work Certificate and Food Allergen/ Allergy Awareness Certificate.

Where could it take me?

Competition of this apprenticeship provides a clear progression pathway to the new Senior Production Chef Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 6.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this apprenticeship but an interest in hospitality would be beneficial.


This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12-24 months to complete. 

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