Apprentice Production Chef

The Rifleman Inn


Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 28 June 2024


The Rifleman Inn, a traditional British pub that has everything you would expect from a public house of its kind, with cheerful staff and pleasant clientele have an exciting opportunity to join our well established kitchen where you will enrol on your Level 2 Production Chef apprenticeship.

Annual wage
£10,816 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Production chef (level 2)
Working week will be on a shift basis. Shifts can take place Monday - Sunday, between the hours of 10am and 10pm.

32 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


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

Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard. 

Functional Skills (if required).

You will attend Stoke on Trent College once a week (day to be confirmed).

Your remaining contracted hours will be wihtin your workplace. 

Where you’ll work







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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 3)
    • Maths (grade 3)

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


    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Team working

    Other requirements

    There is no public transport (bus route) direct to the Rifleman Inn - please consider how you would plan on travelling to work every day. You will be required to work some unsociable hours due to the nature of the job, during our busy periods, which may include special occasions such as Christmas, Mothers Day, Fathers Day etc...

    About this company

    The Rifleman Inn is a Traditional Country Pub in the beautiful village of Acres Nook, just a mile away from Kidsgrove. Exemplifying all the classic features anticipated in a traditional pub, our establishment boasts not only a delightful staff but also a welcoming clientele. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Progression to a Level 3 apprenticeship or full time employment. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Rachel Dawson

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261072.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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