Apprentice Production Chef Taylors Family Butchers

Looking for a passionate chef / baker to join our already fantastic team. Working with fresh local produce and state-of-the-art kitchen equipment Grow with a brand new, experienced team and develop your skills in the kitchen.

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Closing date: 03 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


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    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 - Saturday , shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

General duties include but not limited to:

  • You will be working in a busy modern hospitality setting 
  • Preparing fresh food from scratch 
  • Preparing Pastries 
  • Baking 
  • Learning to produce food under a deadline to order 
  • You will gain proper experience in your trade 
  • Food prep using local, fresh produce  
  • Learning new creative techniques and developing your skills  
  • Working in a fast-paced kitchen  
  • Learning organisational skills and good time management  
  • Learning how to create new dishes

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be at Doncaster College where you will access a wide range of facilities on offer.
  • Day release
  • You will undertake the Production Chef Level 2 standard qualification.
You will undertake Functional Skills for English and/or Maths if needed.
You will undertake both on and off the job training by a team of industry
qualified professionals to give you the best skills, knowledge, and

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


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

Things to consider

You must be able to travel to and from work and college. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Taylor’s Butcher’s has been trading in the industrial town of Scunthorpe since 2016. Opening the first shop on Ashby High Street, Taylor’s quickly grew in popularity and soon had a reputation for delivering quality meat and other products including cakes and pastries. Now, Taylor’s also has a spot in St John’s Market within Scunthorpe town centre.


Taylors Family Butchers




DN16 2JR

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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


Toni Bryan

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

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