Course Title Food Manufacturing Level 2 Apprenticeship
Level: 2
Code M38

Overview of the Course

The content of the course covers


·         People – apprentices will develop communication skills with colleagues and customers

·         Food Safety – apprentices will develop food safety awareness

·         Food Groups – apprentices will be able to recognise and understand the different food groups and know the quality aspects of each.

·         Technical skills – apprentices will develop their technical skills in the kitchen environment, demonstrating basic food processing, preparation and cooking

·         Communication – apprentices will enhance their skills in a kitchen environment and understand the importance team work and accurate communication

·         Food Preparation – apprentices will develop their practical skills in the kitchen, improving their awareness of taste, nutrition, diets and food allergens


Additional activities will include:

·         Short course on Food Safety

·         Visits to local markets and catering establishments



What are the entry requirements?

Minimum of Entry Level 3 maths and English Minimum of 35 hour contract of employment


Advanced Apprenticeship in Food Production

Course Duration

18 months (allow final month for End Point Assessment)

Apprentice Benefits

  •  Earn while you learn
  •  Learning skills that employers want
  •  Excellent progression routes
  •  Increase career opportunities and earning potential
  •  Improve your confidence

Functional Skills

Functional Skills are a vital part of your apprenticeship. They provide the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. Functional skills are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level you will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications you have achieved, the results of an assessment prior to your apprenticeship and the requirements of the apprenticeship you are completing. If you have not already achieved Level 2 English and maths you must study for and take the tests for Level 2 English and maths and chieve Level 1 English and maths for Level 2 Apprenticeship.


Delivery and Assessment

Development of the job role can be delivered exclusively by Bury College, co-delivered with a   workplace mentor who will work alongside the Learning and Skills Coach to support and log the apprentice's progress. The dedicated, qualified Learning and Skills Coach will support the teaching   and learning of the apprentice in their development of IT User Skills knowledge and competence in   their work-based activities.

For the Level 3 Diploma in IT User Skills, the Learning and Skills Coach will visit on a regular basis to support with developing the electronic portfolio which is used as evidence for the completion of the qualifications.  Assessment of the apprentice's progress in their workplace competencies involves:


·         Observations

·         Professional discussions

·         Question and answer sessions

·         Reviews

·         Work product

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