Level 2, Part Time

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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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When does this course run?

  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 24th Jun 2019 Ref H018K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1200.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Thursday 09:00 — 14:30 Conway Park

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).