Level 2 Professional Cookery

Course Length 38 weeks
Study Type Full time
Course Cost No fee (16-18) £1,290 (Adult) Financial support 19+
Start Date 09/09/2024
Course Code 77730-01
Female Harrogate College culinary student making gravy in the student kitchens

Course overview

An intense course that will build your skills, develop your knowledge and grow your confidence in a kitchen environment. You will be trained to work under pressure and produce results to a high standard - but also gain the satisfaction that comes hand in hand with a job in the industry. You will have the opportunity to prepare classic dishes and as your skills develop you will be able to add your signature flair to create something unique and complex!

Industry recognised qualification Practical assessment by industry experienced professionals

  • Entry Requirements

    Each case will be looked at but having GCSEs in your core subjects is highly recommended, along with any other relevant qualifications and experience. What is deemed essential is a natural curiosity for the food industry and a passion for flavours and cooking.

  • Benefits/Skills

    These skills will give you a unique advantage in the market place as the country battles it’s national shortage of qualified chefs. Learn traditional and classic techniques amongst a progressive and nurturing environment whereby you are encouraged to be creative and driven to be your best.

  • Who is this course for?

    People who are looking to train classically as a chef, this might be people who have studied other cookery or hospitality based qualifications or experienced workers who are looking to return to study to enhance their skills.

  • Careers/Progression
    • Working in a fast paced industry, managing your own brigade of chefs or running your own kitchen.
    • Apprenticeship
    • Employment
    • Business Management based courses
  • Assessment Types
    • Practical assessments simulating a realistic working environment
    • Paper based and online testing for each unit
    • Portfolio of evidence
    • Prior learning

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