Apprenticeship Production Chef Level 2 STEAM HUBS & PUBS C.I.C.

Apprentice to work in a Creative and fun and energetic kitchen cooking roasts to tapas, Paninis to Empanadas - get involved in all the events, catering to university, theme nights, music events this local Manchester event pub has to offer. No two weeks are the same - supportive, nurturing fun and inclusive space as long as you are hungry to learn!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    4 day week only

    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

    Shifts to be discussed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Maintain excellent standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene
  • Ensure compliance to procedures, menu specifications and recipes
  • Produce food meeting portion controls, and budgetary constraints
    adapting and produce dishes to meet special dietary, religious and allergenic requirements
  • Follow, complete and maintain production schedules, legislative and quality standard documentation
  • Use specialist kitchen equipment
  • Communicate internally and externally with customers and colleagues commit to personal development activities

The training you will be getting

  • Production Chef Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • English and maths Functional Skills provided included in the Apprenticeship, unless exempt

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To be confirmed by employer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Creative, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3-9) Desired

Things to consider

This is a lively, creative and busy environment a lot of the time. Opening hours are 1pm - 2am as this is a pub/club. The apprentice will not be required to work late hours unless they wanted to be help with the music event side, on occasion only.

About the employer

We are an award winning pub with creativity and community at the heart of everything we do. As well as serving delicious food and tasty local ales we are a live music venue, club space and home to many community projects. Check out our social media and listings to find out exactly what's on, but you'll normally find:  Tuesdays is curry club where we do pay as you can food, Wednesdays you can usually catch live music. Thursdays there is a club night from 9pm and Fridays we have pizza and then either a club night or live music. Saturdays you can often find day parties, with performers, music, sound systems or a BBQ - depending on what the event is. On Sundays we have delicious Sunday Roasts with guest DJs on rotation. As well as hosting events and workshops, we also have band rehearsal rooms, recording studio and community warm hub all in the heart of the Oxford Road Corridor. The Old Abbey Taphouse is the flagship venue of STEAM MCR, a community interest company creating safe spaces to relax, create and learn something new.




Guildhall Close


M15 6SY

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Dec 2023