Course Details

  • This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery is for you if you are 16 or over and would like to work in the hospitality and catering sector as a chef.
    You may have already undertaken the City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Award in Cookery and Service for the Hospitality Industry, however, it is not necessary to have achieved any prior hospitality and catering qualifications.

  • Applicants for this course must have 4-9 GCSE grades A-C or equivalent. They must also have a Level 1 Professional Cookery qualification or experience working in the hospitality and catering sector as well as a passion for the hospitality industry and professional cookery.

  • Students will be assessed throughout the course through portfolio based work, practical synoptic assessments and externally set exams to evidence their skills and knowledge.

  • Upon successful completion of this course, students can progress on to study either a Level Advanced Professional Cookery, Level 3 Hospitality Supervisory, Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery or Level 3 Patisserie and Confectionary qualification.
    This qualification will also open up a huge range of job opportunities in a wide range of organisations such as hotels, restaurants, gastro pubs, specialist bakeries, specialist cafes and tea rooms, visitor attractions, hospitals and care homes and cruise liners.

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  • 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.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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