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Production Chef Apprentice Intermediate Level 2 The Salty Sea Dog

Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments, for example; schools, hospitals, the Armed Forces, care homes and high street casual dining or pub kitchens. They report to the Senior Production chef or appropriate line manager.

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Closing date: 13 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist in the preparation of food.
  • Assist in cleaning all areas of kitchen.
  • Ensuring high level of health and safety and hygiene standards are met.
  • Safe working practices are followed.
  • Assist in stock taking and checking deliveries.
  • To carry out any other duties within the overall function of the job.
  • Use of specialist kitchen-equipment.
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes.
  • Commit to personal development activities.
  • Adapting and producing dishes to meet special dietry, religious and allergenic requirements.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Production Chef Intermediate Level 2 Qualification.
  • Regular one-to-one visits with assigned tutor.
  • One day per week release to South Tyneside College for training.
  • In-house training with an assigned mentor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Career development opportunities including access to apprenticeship qualifications.
  • Possibility of full time placement for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grades 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grades 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

The Salty Sea Dog was built and designed with one notion in mind – to serve a variation of the worlds best alcohol in a comforting rustic bar with great atmosphere, somewhere you can call home.


The Salty Sea Dog


Salty Sea Dog - 17 Union Quay

North Shields

NE30 1HJ

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Training provider



Anthony Kelly


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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