(Full Time - 1 year)
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)
The Culinary Skills qualifications can help you become a chef or
progress to a more senior chef's role. You'll gain a high standard of
cookery skills and have the option to learn other workplace
essentials like health and safety in a kitchen.
The Culinary Skills qualifications are for anyone who works or
wants to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector. It is
ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a
career in this industry. It is also ideal for those chefs in industry who
would like to continue or refresh their knowledge by undertaking
topics within the qualification.
This qualification is based on the national occupational standards
for professional cookery and includes all the required elements to
work effectively as a professional chef. Learners must achieve all
mandatory units which include:
Food safety, Health & Safety awareness, prepare, cook food by
stewing, braising, poaching, steaming, deep frying, shallow frying,
baking, roasting, Grilling, producing pate based goods, fermented
Passion for the hospitality industry and patisserie and confectionary
English grades 1-3 good understanding of English and Numeracy. Work alongside chefs Forum
required to complete 20hr work related activity while studying at the
Practical assessment and theory test papers.
Once completed candidate can progress onto level 2 Certificate or
Diploma in culinary skills
Level 2 certificate in food and beverage service skills.
Level 2 patisserie and confectionary
Level 2 certificate culinary skills
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.
All students are required to purchase via the college a chefs
uniform as part of their PPE
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