The Level 2 Professional Cookery NVQ Diploma is designed for practical people as most of it is taught in the College’s production kitchens and bakery and will involve you working alongside the chef lecturers in the production of the daily menu.
The qualification is divided into units that cover the storage, preparation, cooking and presentation of fish, meat, vegetables and baking.
The Level 2 Professional Cookery NVQ Diploma consists of three compulsory units:
You must also complete 11 other optional units from the following:
If you have a Grade 2 or below in English or maths, you can study towards either a PASS in Functional Skills Level 2 or a GCSE grade 4-9. Once you have achieved either qualification, you will not be required to undertake any further English or maths.
Full time 16-19 learner with a Grade 3, must study towards a GCSE grade 4-9.
The entry qualifications for the Level 2 Professional Cookery NVQ Diploma are an NVQ Level 1 or the Catering RSW Diploma Level 1 (or equivalent).
Alternatively, if you are a school leaver with cooking experience and/or GCSEs in English and Maths at grades C or above (New GCSE grade 4 or above) you may be considered for this course.
The Professional Cookery NVQ Diploma will take you one year to complete. You will attend College for four days a week.
You will also work on set Thursday evenings in the College's restaurants. The dates are to be confirmed upon your course induction.
The Professional Cookery NVQ Diploma is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.
If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £1500.
Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701 or email your query to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
Additional costs include kit, educational visits, uniform fees, course-specific materials, which you will be required to purchase before the start of your course.
Costs to be advised at your Taster Day/Enrolment.
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