This course will introduce students to professional cookery, food service and customer care skills and help develop good work and organisational practices. You will work towards a Level 2 qualification in Professional Cookery and Food & Beverage Service.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progressing from this course requires the successful completion of all the above qualifications and recommendation from the teaching team.  You will progress to complete an Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery

 

 

What jobs can I get? 

Employment within the hospitality industry within a kitchen or front of house. This course can enable you to progress onto further hospitality courses here at the College.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to achieve 4 GCSEs grades (including x1 grade 9-4 in English and Maths (or L2 F/S) grades 9-3 (formerly A-D). Alternatively successful completion of NVQ in Hospitality Services or similar equivalent qualification.  Each applicant will be assessed on their individual merits, and a keen interest in Hospitality & Catering is essential.

What about work experience? 

As part of this study program, each learner is expected to carry out work experience in an establishment related to this qualification.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SEL2FC051P 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Course materials £140 + Uniform costs (see below)

NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year.  You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)

Associated Costs 

 A uniform list can be sourced from the following links: THESE ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED

Male Uniforms

Female Uniforms

For progressing students there is a Top Up list uniform list for replacement/additional items that you require

Course content

Course Content 

This course has been designed to teach you the fundamental culinary skills and processes.  As a student with The College you will have the opportunity to gain experience cooking in well equipped kitchens and serving food in our highly acclaimed Brasserie & Escoffier Restaurant. You will also take the following qualifications:

  • Diploma in Professional Cookery and Food & Beverage Service
  • Functional Skills qualifications in English & Maths / GCSE (depending on prior attainment
  • Food Safety & Hygiene

 

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

VTCT

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hospitality and Catering

More about the course 

We deliver to excellent standards, ensuring a skillset required by industry today and for the future!

You will be set assignment work and time bound practical tests to achieve the qualifications, in accordance with the awarding body.
 A uniform list can be sourced from the following links:  THESE ARE CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED

Male Uniforms

Female Uniforms

For progressing students there is a Top Up list uniform list for replacement/additional items that you require

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

VTCT