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Production Chef Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Production Chef


Who is this standard for?

This standard is being developed for those who wish to join the hospitality and catering sector or for those currently in the industry and are wanting to advance their career. 

Production chefs work as part of a team in time-bound and often challenging kitchen environments in education, health and social care, the military and commercial/food retail.  

On this apprenticeship, learners will develop knowledge, skills and behaviours in areas such as: 

  • kitchen operations 
  • nutrition 
  • legal and governance 
  • people  
  • business/ commercial 
  • personal development 

Programme structure

This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months.

Assessment Plan

Apprentices will be assessed against ST0589/AP02.

Endpoint assessment methods

  • On-demand test
  • Practical observation with questions
  • Professional discussion

You can find resources to prepare for and support end-point assessment for this standard here.