Professional Cookery (19yrs+)
City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Adult, Level 2
1 year Part-time
David Hockney Building
Become a professional chef by completing these industry standard qualifications. You’ll gain a high standard of cookery skills from processes, such as roasting and frying to commodities, whilst also learning other workplace essentials like menu design.
The Diploma in Professional Cookery is for anyone who works or wants to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector. It is ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a career in this industry. It is also ideal for those chefs in industry who would like to continue or refresh their knowledge by undertaking topics within the qualification.
This course is provided in partnership with MyLahore Academy.
You’ll gain a high standard of cookery skills from processes, such as roasting and frying to commodities, whilst also learning other workplace essentials like menu design. The Diploma in Professional Cookery is for anyone who works or wants to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector.
Entry to this course requires GCSE English and Maths at a grade 3 or D. If you do not have these qualifications, you should be willing to take the steps towards obtaining these requirements.
Please note that you will be required to purchase and wear a uniform and buy some equipment such as knives. All the necessary uniform can be purchased from the Department throughout July, August and September.
Assessment includes observation, questioning and written tests on knowledge.
Assessment is designed to require the candidate to make of use their knowledge, understanding and skills they have built up over the course of their learning to tackle problems/tasks/challenges. This approach to assessment emphasises to candidates the importance and applicability of the full range of their learning to practice in their industry area, and supports them in learning to take responsibility for transferring their knowledge, understanding and skills to the practical situation, fostering independence, autonomy and confidence.
There is no work experience offered on this course, it is preferable the learner has part time work in the field of study applying.
Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to further study or employment within the Catering and Hospitality industry. You will be able to apply for Professional Cookery Level 3 with no additional equipment requirements.
If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.
This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.
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