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 contributes towards professionalising production chefs by providing career progression to leadership and management roles.

What's the qualification?

You’ll gain an SVQ in Senior Production Chef at SCQF Level 6.

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 5.

Where could it take me?

Competition of this apprenticeship provides progression into a HNC programme. You can progress on to the Hospitality Supervision and Leadership at SCQF Level 7 or a generic leadership and management qualification or framework, and then on to the Hospitality Management Skills Technical Apprenticeship to further your development.

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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