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Professional Cookery and Food Service - Level 2

If you want to be a chef or work in the Hospitality and Catering industry, this is the course for you. You will study in our industry standard training kitchens and and your skills will be enhanced with work experience in the L20 Hotel School restaurant. Assessment will take place throughout the course, with your final cookery and pastry test observed by a Chef from a local hotel or restaurant.

The course includes theory studies for cookery and food and drink service. You will be required to do some research in your own time. You will be assessed throughout the course and your final cookery assessment will be carried out with your tutor and a local chef.

The programme also includes studying maths and English towards GCSE grade A*-C (new grading system: 9-4) if you do not already have these grades.

What topics/modules are covered?

You will study a range of subject areas including:

  • Healthy food and special diets
  • Costing
  • Fish cookery
  • Meat cookery
  • Doughs, soups and pastry
  • Food service
  • Menu writing
  • Bar work

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 1 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade G (new grading system: 1) or above or have industry related experience.


What can I do if I complete this course?

  • Professional Cookery and Food Service - Level 3
  • Advanced Professional Hospitality Supervision - Level 3

Career Path

  • Chef
  • Hotel General Manager
  • Cruise Manager
  • Bar Person
  • Events Planner
  • Food Stylist
  • Baker
  • Housekeeper
  • Butler
  • Barista
  • Reservations Manager

What qualification will I gain?

Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Food Service.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.

Cost

Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23
and 1st full level 2
Aged 19+
and unemployed
Aged 19+, not 1st full level 2
and not unemployed
Free Free Free £1,414

Financial Support

If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.


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We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


Last modified on Thursday, 05 October 2017 09:06

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.