Hospitality & Catering

NVQ Professional Cookery Diploma - H018

Conway Park Part Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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This course provides you with an opportunity for progression from Level 1. Level 2 focuses on the preparation and cooking of the different food groups as identified in the profile below.

Course Details

You will build a portfolio of evidence to prove your competence in each unit. You will undertake units in:

  • Preparation and cooking of soup
  • Preparation and cooking of sauces
  • Preparation and cooking fish dishes
  • Preparation and cooking meat and poultry dishes
  • Preparation and cooking potatoes and vegetables
  • Preparation and cooking of basic pastry
  • Teamwork
  • Health, safety & security
  • Food safety
  • Maintain, handle and clean knives

There will be an occasional opportunity to work in the evening in the College Restaurant, in addition to your employment.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification.

Applicants should be working in the catering industry (this can be a voluntary placement).

Applicants should have communication and comprehension skills, at level 1.

Manual dexterity & physical stamina is essential.

Satisfactory interview and assessment to determine suitability for the course.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office use only. Non Standard 18a.

Assessment Method

Assessement is continuous in practicals and class based underpinning knowledge.

Additional Information

Appropriate uniform, textbook and knives to meet College standards are required prior to commencement.

Where can I progress to?

Progression to Level 3 Food Preparation.

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Starting 6th September 2021 - Ending - 27th June 2022

REF H018N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are - aged 19+ and live in the Liverpool City Region. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, you are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £17,004 annual gross salary, or you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification, this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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