Level 3

| 12 months + EPA

Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship

Lead the monitoring and maintaining of consistent food standards


From applying highly methodical organisational skills to delivering profit margins, reducing wastage and supporting the overall financial performance of the business, this comprehensive programme develops chefs with leadership skills that will support the business vision.

This course takes a minimum of 12 months to complete.

What is Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship?

Senior production chefs are likely to work in organisations where brands, recipes and menus have been created by a central development team. Working quickly and efficiently is key to delivering exceptional customer service while building a team that helps your business grow.

Underpinned by a series of interactive online workshops, our innovative curriculum combines personal development and performance with hands-on culinary skills including latest techniques for the preparation and presentation of food.


Employers will set their own entry requirements in order to start this apprenticeship, but typically requires five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.


12 months + EPA


Individuals that successfully achieve the Senior Chef Apprenticeship in production cooking will be ready to progress onto a higher level position, apprenticeship or further training.

Cost / Funding

Levy Payers £4,500

Non-Levy Payers £270


Level 3

Functional skills

To complete the apprenticeship the apprentice must pass level 2 English and maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) before undertaking their end point assessment.

End assessment

The End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship includes:

  • Multiple choice test
  • Practical Observation
  • Professional discussion.

Professional support

HIT Training assigns a designated Vocational Trainer to each apprentice. Alongside the apprentice they will agree on a personal learning and development plan, setting a timetable of learning activities in preparation for the End Point Assessment (EPA).

The HIT Vocational Trainer will meet with the apprentice regularly either online or face to face to complete and review assessments, provide further coaching where required and agree the next steps of learning.

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People we work with

We take great pride in partnering with leading hospitality and retail brands, as well as independent businesses across the UK to support their employees' career pathways.

Senior Production Chef Apprenticeship



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