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Culinary Skills (19+) (Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’re aged 19+ and you love the buzz of being in a kitchen and creating tasty and inspiring dishes.

You’ll turn your passion into a career with this, which is designed to turn you into a professional cook.

You’ll learn how to plan and prepare different meals on a large scale, how to cook meat, fish, poultry, soups, salads and pastry dishes, and you’ll do so whilst ensuring your kitchen is a safe working environment.

You can expect to put your skills to the test in a real working environment. You’ll work with a range of industry-standard kitchen equipment and get plenty of practical cooking experience, including experience cooking for a range of customers. We’ll help you secure work experience to give you a greater insight into our developing, exciting industry.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C027393 / Q024739

111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 5th September 2022

Course code: C027393 / Q024739

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grades 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

Assessment

Timed practical assessments and short answer questions.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on our Level 3 NVQ Professional Cookery Diploma or you could go into an apprenticeship in a local or national restaurant.

Additional information

You will need to purchase a uniform and knife set at approximately £200.

You may be eligible for funding for this course. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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