The City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery & Food Service (VRQ) is a Full-time Further Education course designed for students who are interested in a career as a cook or a chef in the catering industry.
This is located in the Catering, Hospitality and Agriculture (CHA) department.
This practical-based qualification allows candidates to develop the catering skills already acquired, this course is based with assessments in the kitchen and restaurant, you will also run either the Blasus or Themes Training Restaurants.
VRQ/NVQ Level 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery & Food Service and/or appropriate range of GCSEs A*-C including Maths & English or relevant experience.
This qualification will enable you to seek employment in the catering and hospitality industries and or progress to advanced cookery qualifications or front of house supervision.
Candidates with a merit profile may consider progression onto a Level 3 qualification, if in employment within the industry.
This course provides a good experience of all aspects of the hospitality industry, including preparing, cooking and serving a wide range of menu items, bar, wine and barista skills. You will also get hands on experience of working at events.
You will build a portfolio of evidence through practical tasks and knowledge tests in both kitchen and restaurant
There will be additional course-related costs for uniform etc.