Culinary Skills Level 2

Passionate about cooking? Develop your food preparation and cookery skills, get an insight into the real working world of the professional chef and learn how to work effectively as a team. This course provides Level 2 skills development for the Professional Cookery and Patisserie industry with special focus on the practical skills required to work in today’s modern industry.

Course Level:
Level 2
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
High Street
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

Overview

Our five-star catering facilities, including a state of the art Prep Kitchen and a Production Kitchen servicing The Brasserie restaurant, give you a professional and exciting learning environment in which to hone your professional catering skills.

With guidance from our tutors, who are highly skilled chefs and hospitality experts, you may take on kitchen supervisory responsibilities in the areas of food safety, menu development and dish quality control and learn how front of house works effectively alongside a professional kitchen. Focusing on professional cookery and the skills required to work in today’s modern hospitality industry, you will experience the real demands and pressures of the industry. External work experience will form part of the course.

Modules

  • Developing Employability Skills for the Hospitality
  • Industry Health & Safety in the Hospitality Industry
  • Food Safety
  • Prepare & Cook Fruit & Vegetables
  • Prepare & Cook Fish & Shellfish
  • Prepare & Cook Rice, Pasta, Eggs & Grains
  • Prepare Cakes & Sponge Goods
  • Prepare Hot & Cold Desserts
  • Prepare & Cook Pastry Dishes
  • Prepare & Cook Fermented Dough Products
  • Prepare & Cook Stocks, Soups & Sauces
  • Prepare & Cook Meat & Offal
  • Prepare & Cook Poultry

Entry Requirements

  • Professional Cookery Level 1 including English & Maths GCSEs 9-3 (A*-E)

  • General interest & passion in the industry

Progression

Career

Your choices may include:

  • Commis Chef
  • Front of House
  • Customer Service

Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Chef Apprenticeship
  • Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

INFORMATION

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform approx. £150.