The Catering Industry covers hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs, contract catering, holiday centres and school catering. It operates across well-known chains and in small businesses, including owner/operators, which make up just under three quarters of employers. The hotel and catering industry as a whole is a big employer and contributes around £30bn to the English economy each year, with the restaurant industry alone employing two thirds of a million people.
Typical roles might include Craft and Commis Chef in fine dining or casual dining settings or as Chef/Cook specialising in a range of Asian, Oriental and other cuisines.
They might be undertaking a range of activities which could include Cook, prepare and finish food, ensuring food section is constantly supplied with the full range of menu items avoiding shortages and wastage, food safety, health, safety and welfare of all guests and colleagues and cleaning duties.
The Intermediate Professional Cookery Apprenticeship is delivered entirely in the workplace over a minimum of 18 months and includes:
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (QCF) (500/9916/4)
- Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery) - QCF (600/0833/7)
- Level 1 Functional Skills Maths (500/8906/7)
- Level 1 Functional Skills English (500/8700/9)
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Apprenticeship Standard in Professional Cookery Commis Chef
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery
Apprenticeship Standard in Hospitality Team Member
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