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.
Location to be confirmed
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course will start at another college campus and may move to the City Hub later in the year.
Start: 7th September 2020
Course code: C027393 / Q024739
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills
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.
Timed practical assessments and short answer questions.
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.
You will need to purchase a uniform and knife set at approximately £200.