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British cuisine is famous around the world and guests advise you to taste it at this bar. We are looking to recruit an apprentice production chef to join our busy team. The right candidate will gain a Level 2 apprenticeship as a production chef. The role includes producing food, meeting portion controls, cooking to spec and working with recipes.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting in the food production process of a section and be able to change sections regularly
  • Cooking and preparing elements of highly quality controlled dishes
  • Helping with deliveries and stock control
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness with a clean as you go attitude
  • Contributing to maintain kitchen and food safety standards
  • Maintaining impeccable standards of appearance and personal hygiene
  • Performing any other duties as required

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

  • Day release at Middlesbrough College
  • Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship
  • On the job training 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade E/3 or Above) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

Many visitors come here to try mouthwatering parmo, parmesan and grilled salads. You can have good bread pudding, grilled pineapple and chocolate fudge at The Apple Tree. It is cool to enjoy delicious light ale, creamy beer or red ale. This place provides the great coffee selection. This spot is famous for its great service and friendly staff that is always ready to help you. You will appreciate affordable prices. The spectacular decor and peaceful atmosphere let clients feel relaxed here.


The Apple Tree






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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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