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.
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Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C000225 / Q001319
NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and maths – one of English Language or maths must be grade 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 is continuous throughout the course.
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.
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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