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Technical Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery

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Technical Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery

Taught in our professional kitchen, this course will help you to build the skills needed to become a competent and efficient chef. Using the skills you have already developed, this course will help to advance your knowledge of classical and modern cooking techniques. Throughout the course you will also learn about food preparation, as well as develop food and beverage service skills.

Units you may study include:
Investigating the hospitality and catering industry
Food safety in catering
Healthier foods and special diets
Costs and menu planning
Applying workplace skills
Preparing and cooking stocks, soups and sauces
Preparation and cooking of fruit and vegetables
Preparation and cooking of meat, offal, poultry, fish and shellfish
Preparation and cooking of rice pasta, grains and egg dishes
Producing hot and cold desserts, puddings, biscuit, cake and sponge products
Preparation and cooking of fermented dough
Employability skills

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D , but this is subject to discussion at your interview. Alternatively, a Level 1 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering. If you haven’t already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications. Acceptance to the programme will be subject to a DBS check.

Students may have the opportunity to study additional subjects and participate in sporting, social or enterprising activities. Examples of the various activities will be made available to you by your tutors; opportunities are varied and change each year.

We plan to offer work experience, employer talks, employer visits and other employer involvement in all our programmes.

After completing your course you could progress straight into employment in the hospitality and catering industry including an apprenticeship. Studying professional cookery could lead to a career as a chef, catering manager, restaurant manager and many other opportunities. In the future you could event open your own restaurant.

50% Assessment – Coursework
50% Assessment – Exam

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    • Course Title

      Technical Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery

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    • Full Time – Typically Sept-Jun delivery

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