Apprentice Production Chef TECHRETE (UK) LTD

We are looking for a passionate chef to join our already fantastic team. Working with state-of-the-art kitchen equipment you can grow with a brand new, experienced team and develop your skills in the kitchen.  This is a role for a production chef in a factory setting.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The initial hourly rate for this apprenticeship is £8.50 per hour. As you progress through each year of the apprenticeship, your pay will incrementally increase. This gradual raise is designed to reward your growing skills and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

General duties include but are not limited to: 

  • You will be working in a busy modern factory setting   
  • Learning to produce food under a deadline to order 
  • You will gain proper experience in your trade 
  • Food prep
  • 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 Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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 experience    

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, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 or 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).

About the employer

Founded in 1985, Techrete is the largest architectural precast concrete facade contractor in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. Operating from our two, modern production facilities in North Lincolnshire and Dublin and with sales and design offices in London and Leicester, we offer a complete precast concrete solution from design, to manufacture, and installation. We have an unrivalled depth of experience in delivering projects of architectural significance, which brings to life the architectural vision together with projects of high production and erection demand profiles.







DN20 9DT

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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


Stephen Baker

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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