Apprenticeships are a popular choice for people looking for on-the-job training and the opportunity to gain recognised experience whilst earning a wage. Your training will take place at College in conjunction with your employer and they will be heavily involved in your progress and development.

A Commis Chef Apprenticeship will give you valuable experience of a variety of routine food preparation and cooking activities. You will be working in a kitchen environment where your duties could include preparing and cooking a variety of dishes and maintaining a clean safe and hygienic working environment.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you could progress to Chef de Partie Apprentice Standard

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You must be employed to undertake an Apprenticeship (we could help you with this if you don't currently have one).  You will need to show a strong commitment to pursuing a career in food preparation and cookery. You will ideally have maths and English GCSE grade D/2 or above. We can also accept  Level 1 Functional Skills. All applicants for Apprenticeship training will be required to attend an interview and assessment.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
HAX0HE0001 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you/your employer will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year.  You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)

Associated Costs 

Click here for a uniform list required for this course  If you already have a kit, the minimum requirement is a College logo jacket, and the small blue-checked trousers.  A Top Up list is also available for progressing students 

Course content

Course Content 

To gain the full Apprenticeship the content will include:

  • Functional Skills Maths L1
  • Functional Skills English L1
  • Working towards Eng & Maths L2

Knowledge & Behaviours include:

  • Food safety & Hygiene
  • Due diligence processes
  • Allergen Awareness
  • Effective Teamwork
  • Kitchen Etiquette
  • Basic Costings & Yields of goods
  • Portion & Waste Control

Cookery Content:

  • Quality points & commodity groupings:
  • Fish & Shellfish
  • Meat & Poultry
  • Game & Offal
  • Vegetables & Vegetable Proteins
  • Stocks, Sauces & Soups
  • Egg & Farinaceous Dishes
  • Pastry & Dough products
  • Cakes, Sponges & Biscuits
  • Hot & Cold Desserts

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

People 1st

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hospitality and Catering

More about the course 

 

 

Duration 

18 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Apprenticeship Standard

Awarding Body 

People 1st