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Chefs in the Licensed Hospitality Industry - Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Easton & Otley College

Course description

These qualifications are designed for those wanting to be chefs working within the Licensed Hospitality Industry which includes Pubs, Bars, clubs, Gastro pubs and Licensed Restaurants. They have been developed to meet the specific needs of the industry and to offer a clear rou

Suitable for: Commis Chef (Licensed Hospitality), Chef de Partie (Licensed Hospitality), Pub Chef, Chef.


Course content

Programme Structure

The apprenticeship framework is made up of different nationally recognised qualifications, including:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Pub Chef Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Pub Chef Operations
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
Course content includes
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Maintain, handle and clean knives
  • Set Up and Close Kitchen
  • Maintain an Efficient Use of Resources in the Kitchen 
  • Produce Basic Meat Dishes
  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Legal and Social Responsibilities of a Personal Licence Holder
  • Food safety in catering
  • Cooking Theory
  • Licensed Hospitality Operations

Entry requirements

  • Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course appropriateness.
  • Entrants must have the ability to achieve Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics and be able to cope with the Level 2 vocational qualification.
  • Apprentices must be employed in the industry and must have a contract of employment working for a minimum for 30 hours per week.

Future opportunities

Apprentices successfully completing the Intermediate Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing onto an Advanced Apprenticeship at the College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016

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