Production Chef Apprenticeship Level 2 - The Farmers Arms Ulverston


Ulverston, LA12 7BA

Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 27 June 2024


The Farmers is an award-winning pub, wine bar and restaurant located in the heart of the bustling market and festival town of Ulverston, situated opposite the market cross with views of the cobbled streets. The perfect place to begin your hospitality journey.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Production chef (level 2)
Days/Hours TBC

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


1 Year

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

You will be supported by an assessor throughout your apprenticeship.

As you progress through your apprenticeship your duties and responsibilities will alter as you develop the skills for a successful career in hospitality and catering.

Training will be a mix of face to face and online learning.

You will gain a Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Qualification.

Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.

Where you’ll work

Farmers Arms, 2 Market Place


LA12 7BA


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Production chef (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Check, prepare, assemble, cook, regenerate, hold and present food meeting the needs of the customers and maintaining organisational standards and procedures.
  • Use kitchen tools and equipment correctly to produce consistently high quality dishes according to specifications.
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness, organisation and smooth running of the work area.
  • Produce dishes to suit individuals’ specific dietary, religious and allergenic  needs as required.
  • Operate within all regulations, legislation and procedural requirements.
  • Complete and maintain documentation to meet current legislative guidelines.
  • Use effective methods of communication with all colleagues, managers and customers to promote a positive image of yourself and the organisation.
  • Work in a fair and empathetic manner to support team members while offering a quality provision.
  • Work to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Work collaboratively to uphold the vision, values and objectives of the organisation.
  • Use technology appropriately.
  • Maintain quality and consistency in food production by using resources in line with organisations’ financial constraints, style, specifications and ethos.
  • Identify own learning style, personal development needs and opportunities and take action to meet those needs.
  • Use feedback positively to improve performance. 
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    Hospitality roles can be physically demanding with prolonged periods of time on your feet. This is a full time role which will require flexibility with hours over a 7 day period (some late shifts maybe required - please check transport links). Contracted hours will be 30 per week. Start as soon as possible.

    About this company

    The Farmers is an award winning pub, wine bar and restaurant located in the heart of the bustling market and festival town of Ulverston, situated opposite the market cross with views of the old cobbled streets. The perfect place to watch the world go by. A finalist in the Cumbria Food and Drink Awards 2014, known by many as the best place to eat in Ulverston, South Lakes and the Furness area, at The Farmers Arms we offer fantastic homemade, locally sourced food, local real ales, fine wine and a large selection of lager, it’d be impossible not to find something that doesn’t take your fancy.  

    After this apprenticeship

    We are looking for candidates who want to develop a career within Hospitality and Catering, working towards Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship qualification at this fabulous venue in Ulverston,

    Rising pay scale throughout the apprenticeship, further training available and permanent employment opportunities upon successful completion of your apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258777.

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    Closes in 8 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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