Food technology

Do you enjoy entering a room and being overwhelmed by the mouth-watering scent of well-cooked food? This could be a reality for you, should you wish to explore cooking as a vocation

Check out the apprenticeships listed below for opportunities to put your cooking skills to the test.

Food technology apprenticeships

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“A senior production chef manages a team to produce standardised dishes and menus within a kitchen environment” A senior production

“A maritime caterer works as a member of the hospitality/hotel services department on board ships and vessels of different types

“A commis chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks in every section of a kitchen under the supervision

“A chef de partie runs a specific section of a professional kitchen, such as sauces, pastries or fish” A chef

“A catering and professional food preparation apprentice learns to prepare and serve food at restaurants, hotels, holiday accommodation, cafés, pubs

“A fishmonger sells fish and seafood products, and advises customers on how to prepare them” Fishmongers is responsible for preparing

“A bakery manager makes and sells baked goods, such as bread, cakes, pies, pastries and biscuits” As a bakery manager,

“A baker makes bread products in an industrial, in-store or craft bakery” Every day, bakers make and sell millions of

“A butchery manager works in and runs a butcher’s shop, butchery department or meat processing plant” A butchery manager takes

“A butcher works in a butcher’s, butchery department or meat processing plant” A successful butcher must demonstrate dexterous knife skills

“A food technologist makes sure food and drink products are of the right quality and safe to eat and drink”

“A food industry technical professional ensures the safety and quality of food and drink products” A food industry technical professional

“A food and drink process operator works on food and drink production lines within food manufacturing plants and businesses” A

“A food and drink maintenance engineer maintains machinery and equipment in the food and drinks industry, finding and resolving faults,

“A food and drink advanced process operator supervises work on food and drink production lines within food manufacturing plants and

“A food and drink advanced engineer delivers efficient, effective and high performance food and drink production processes and systems” Combining

“A brewer makes beer either at specific stages of production or in its entirety, from ingredients intake to final packaging”

“Supporting the bird development process, maintaining bird accommodation and preparing and monitoring the livestock production environment, whether this is on

“Raising animals with optimal welfare and consideration for their needs throughout the different stages of life” As a poultry technician,

“Optimising crop/plant yields, while maintaining and improving the surrounding environment” As a crop technician, you’ll be responsible for optimising crop

“Managing animals before and during the slaughtering process” From receiving animals in the strictly controlled handling (lairage) facility and through

The Barbering apprenticeship is for those interested in cutting and styling the hair of men and boys (those who also

A Beauty Therapy apprenticeship is about improving people’s wellbeing by making them look and feel better. Beauty therapy covers a

Hairdressing is a vibrant, fast-paced industry and provides a range of services to make clients look and feel better. On

The Nail Services apprenticeship covers a range of creative skills used in nail services, such as manicures and pedicures, applying

“Covering both arable and livestock enterprises, with a view to progressing within the agriculture sector” The agriculture intermediate and advanced

“Managing a unit within a farm or the farm itself, ensuring that it is profitable and efficient” This higher apprenticeship

“Managing both upland and lowland areas for the benefit of game, including reared and wild” The game and wildlife industry