Professional Cookery – Foundation Apprenticeship

  • Duration: 18 months

  • Level 2 - Foundation Apprenticeship

The Foundation Professional Cookery Apprenticeship is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to carry out your job role and support future progression within the hospitality and catering sector.

You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage. You will attend college on a day release basis and should achieve the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.

The qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery)
  • Essential Skills Qualification – Communication Level 1
  • Essential Skills Qualification – Application of Number Level 1

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English, showing you have achieved Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Essential Skills qualifications listed above.

This apprenticeship reflects the range of job roles within professional cookery and provides the technical and professional skills needed in a commercial environment.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

  • There are no specific academic entry requirements for the Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship, but you must be in employment which supports the requirements of the qualification
  • Note, you can only undertake this apprenticeship if you have been employed in your current job role for less than 6 months at time of enrolment if you are aged over 25. If you are under 25 this criteria does not apply to you

After successfully completing the Level 2 Apprenticeship, you can progress to further qualifications.

You will be employed and receive at least the minimum apprenticeship wage. You will attend college on a day release basis and should achieve the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework within the agreed timescale.

The qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery)
  • Essential Skills Qualification – Communication Level 1
  • Essential Skills Qualification – Application of Number Level 1

Note, if you can provide certificates as evidence of your GCSE Maths and English, showing you have achieved Grade G or above, then you will be exempt from undertaking the Essential Skills qualifications listed above.

This apprenticeship reflects the range of job roles within professional cookery and provides the technical and professional skills needed in a commercial environment.

These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Assessment will be made through coursework, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence.

  • There are no specific academic entry requirements for the Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship, but you must be in employment which supports the requirements of the qualification
  • Note, you can only undertake this apprenticeship if you have been employed in your current job role for less than 6 months at time of enrolment if you are aged over 25. If you are under 25 this criteria does not apply to you

After successfully completing the Level 2 Apprenticeship, you can progress to further qualifications.

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