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Commis Chef Apprenticeship Standard

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

Who is this Standard for?

This apprenticeship is for individuals working within a commis chef environment. As a commis chef apprentice, your role will depend on your employer. The learning journey of any chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next; however, it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future senior chef role.

Programme structure

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

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 27/04/2016 will be assessed against ST0228/AP01.

Endpoint assessment methods

  • On-demand test
  • Practical observation
  • Culinary challenge
  • Professional discussion

Highfield are ready and able to deliver end-point assessment for the Commis Chef standard. Readiness is defined as having necessary administrative and systems infrastructure and associated internal quality assurance policies and procedures to support Highfield’s end-to-end end-point assessment service.

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Support and Guidance Documents - These documents (available here) support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Qualification - We have developed the Highfield Level 2 Diploma in Working as a Commis Chef (RQF) that maps directly to the standard. 

Mapping Document - This shows how our Apprenti-kit supports the requirements of this standard, and is available in the downloads area below.

Highfield-kit - The effective delivery of this standard can be supported by the Level 2 Commis Chef Apprenti-kit.