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Production Chef Apprentice Jacksons Farm Fayre Ltd

An exciting opportunity for a talented apprentice production chef to work in a busy, high quality, specialist food production company. You will produce, and package food in a friendly environment where high production and cleanliness standards are maintained and expected. There will be further opportunities to work towards a management position.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30 to £285.00

    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

    Hours are dependent on the production, however current working hours are between 7am and 3pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • The preparation and cooking of high quality food and its component ingredients
  • Safe handling, preparation and packing of food
  • Provide support to the Production Manager
  • To learn and record skills and from other members of the team
  • Ensuring a clean, hygienic and safe working area
  • Safe storage of food
  • To comply with requirements of food hygiene regulations, implementation of COSHH regulations and implementation of risk management practice.
  • Packing and dispatching products to customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Willing to learn
  • Talkative
  • Thorough

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade 3/D or above in English and maths (or Functional Skills Level 1, or equivalent)

Future prospects

One completion of the Apprenticeship to the employers standards you may be asked to progress within the company.

Things to consider

Will be required to work on your feet all day. This role will involve heavy lifting within manual handling regulations. Will be required to follow rigorous H&S and cleanliness guidelines.

About the employer

The business was started by Peter & Margaret Jackson over 40 years, we have been in Milnrow for over 20 years and have consistently grown year on year. We have a very low turnover of staff, with two of our staff being here 14 years. We are a friendly bunch and wants the people that join to enjoy themselves. There is little pressure on the staff from the manager and the owners, but we do ask that ‘when required’ all staff help out with doing extra hours.

Our main product is a Rag Beef Pudding and we make over 500,000 per year. We also make a selection of meat, pork and fruit pies.


Jacksons Farm Fayre Ltd



Back Harbour Lane


OL16 4EL

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hopwood Hall College


Hannah 0161 6556941

Level 2 Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard.

Functional skills if required.

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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