Commis Chef Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Employment/Study

Commis Chef Apprenticeship - equivalent to level 2

The cost of an apprenticeship programme is funded by the employer and/or through government funding. Apprentices do not financially contribute towards the cost of their training.

For individuals looking to train as a Chef. Working in a professional kitchen, apprentices will learn how to carry out basic functions in all areas. Apprentices will cover areas such as culinary skills, producing dishes and menu items, meat preparation, reviewing and refreshing menus, basic costing including profit and loss, food safety, liaison with people and relevant business skills.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must be employed within a relevant job role to undertake the programme. Employers will set entry criteria for their apprenticeship vacancies. If you do not already hold a minimum GCSE grade 4 in English and Maths or equivalent you will be required to study functional skills in these areas as part of your apprenticeship. 

Assessment/Exam Information

Apprentices will be required to undertake an End Point Assessment which will consist of an on demand test, practical observation, culinary challenge observation and a professional discussion.

What can I do next?

Progression on to the Level 3 Chef De Partie apprenticeship. 


If you have any questions or queries relating to apprenticeships, please contact the apprenticeship team apprenticeships@newcollege.ac.uk