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What career opportunities can this lead to?

On completion of the Apprenticeship, the apprentice will be competent to work as: Craft Chef - fine or casual dining, progressing to Chef De Partie, Sous Chef or Team Supervisor. Eventual progression could be to Head Chef, Food and general management.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements for this framework to ensure that it is open to all who wish to pursue a career within the Hospitality Industry. Employers are looking for those who are keen to work as part of a team, have a 'can do attitude' and have high standards of personal hygiene. Applicants will need basic communication skills on which this apprenticeship will build, be excellent timekeepers and be willing to work shifts, which will often be outside the 9.00 - 5.00 pattern.

What does this programme involve?

The completion of the L2 Professional Cookery, the L2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (professional cookery pathway), functional skills English and maths L1.
The mandatory units include:
?Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment.
?Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food.
?Work effectively as part of a hospitality team.
?Maintain, handle and clean knives.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Once you have enrolled onto the programme you will be assigned an assessor that will visit you in the workplace regularly. They will complete assessment plans and reviews with you to keep you on target. They will support you in the collection of the required evidence needed for your qualification through different assessment methods such as; professional discussion, observations, written questions, verbal questions, witness statements and any assignments.

What else do I need to know?

The aim of this framework is to attract new people into Catering and Professional Chef Roles from a wide range of backgrounds to replace those who leave or retire and to provide employers with the cooking, chef and craft cuisine skills they need to help increase productivity and profitability.


The Government are currently in the process of changing the information that you learn on this course, therefore it is likely that some of the unit information shown above will change before the course starts. All applicants will be sent the new course information as soon as it is released.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

AAP072/PC

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
APC2E Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now
APC2E Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Jessica, Hospitality and Catering

Jessica, 19

Jessica, Hospitality and Catering

Jessica studied Hospitality and Catering at college and secured a full-time job as a result of the relationships she built with the College’s network of employers.

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