Chef De Partie

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Chef De Partie
Code CHEF3
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


A Chef De Partie is responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen.


This type of chef will usually manage a small team of workers, which they must keep organised to ensure that dishes go out on time and the work area remains clean and orderly at all times. In a smaller kitchen, the Chef De Partie may actually work independently as they are the only person in their specific section.

The apprentice will learn, work, earn and achieve a qualification all at the same time.

To achieve the apprenticeship they will complete the following:

• An industry designed and recognised apprenticeship

 The apprentice will work towards the following Functional Skills:

• Mathematics up to Level 2

• English up to Level 2

How will it be delivered?

Apprentices will be assessed during the End Point Assessment stage, where they will undertake:

  • On Demand Test
  • Practical Observation
  • Culinary Challenge Project
  • Observation and Professional Discussion

Entry requirements

For learners who have not achieved GCSEs (A-C or equivalent) in Maths and English will have to undertake Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Your next steps...

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship, the Apprentice may progress into employment within the sector or complete further studies related to their area of work.