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Level 2 Professional Cookery Apprenticeship at Royal Navy Apprenticeships

Course description

Royal Navy job roles:

  • Chef
  • Catering Services Logistician

Retail and Commercial Enterprise apprentices in civilian life generally work in shops, or prepare and serve food and drink in restaurants, bars or hotels. In the Royal Navy, you’ll develop the same kinds of hospitality, catering and ‘people’ skills – but in a very different, challenging and far more rewarding environment.

Course content

Your Food Preparation and Cookery Apprenticeship is the first stage in a career that puts you right at the heart of the crew, with a direct responsibility for the health and well-being of everyone serving with you.


Level 2 Apprenticeship: Professional Cookery

Financial information

Starting salary: £13,377 to £16,681 a year.

Future opportunities

Level 3: NVQ

Further information

You embark on your Royal Navy adventure with ten weeks of basic training at our shore base, HMS Raleigh. You can be sure these 10 weeks will test your mind and body.There will be exams to study for and physical challenges to tackle, but you will also have plenty of opportunities to relax and socialise with your fellow recruits.Not many experiences can match the feeling of marching in your passing-out parade - and the sense of achievement that goes with it.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Royal Navy Apprenticeships directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year


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    • The Navy Command Headquarters is based at Whale Island, Portsmouth, it includes the Command Centre in Northwood, and also has support staff in Portsmouth Naval Base.