BIIAB Pub Chef Operations and Skills Qualifications

Why do these qualifications?

These qualifications are designed for those wanting to be chefs working within the Licensed Hospitality Industry which includes Pubs, Bars, Clubs, Gastro Pubs and Licensed Restaurants. They have been developed to meet the specific needs of the industry and to offer a clear route into kitchen management roles.

These qualifications are key components for the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Catering and Professional Chefs (Chefs in the Licensed Hospitality Industry) Framework.

What qualifications are available and what jobs may they lead to?

Below outlines the Pub Chef Operations and Skills qualifications, these are aimed at learners who want to become a chef within the Licensed Hospitality Industry. Job roles that these qualifications could lead to are Commis Chef (Licensed Hospitality), Chef de Partie (Licensed Hospitality), Pub Chef and Chef.

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How do I undertake these qualifications?

The BIIAB Level 2 Certificate In Pub Chef Operations is a knowledge based qualifications and the learner will be required to undertake externally assessed knowledge assessments such as multiple choice and short answer examinations as well as internally assessed assessment knowledge modules.

The BIIAB Level 2 Certificate In Pub Chef Skills is a competency based qualification which requires the learner to be assessed within their workplace to ensure that they meet all the required skills.

More Information

More information on these qualifications can be found in the qualification handbook and / or matrix pack on CentreZone, BIIAB’s secure website for approved centres / training providers. New centres and existing BIIAB centres needing further assistance about these qualifications, should contact Customer Support:

Telephone – 01276 684449
Email –

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