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NVQ Professional Cookery (Level 2 City & Guilds NVQ Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if 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

It is no longer possible to start this course this academic year.

You will be able to apply for September 2021 soon.

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Location Date
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: C000225 / Q001319

Qualification

Level 2 City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

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

Assessment is continuous throughout the course.

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

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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