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Apprenticeship NVQ Level 2 Food Production and Cooking at County Training - Shropshire Council

Course description

The course will be based with an employer placement, where you will be visited by an NVQ Assessor who will plan your learning and assessment with you and the employer placement. The Assessor will work with you to help you achieve your qualification. A chefs uniform will be provided for you to wear whilst on placement. You will develop practical skills and knowledge whilst working 1 day per week at placement. Assessment for your qualification is based on continual assessment through assignments and practical observations.

Course content

Courses in this industry provide the chance to access employment in a range of different settings. Hospitality and Catering is one of the largest industries in the UK so there are lots of career opportunities in a range of different roles. It covers work in a settings that include; restaurants, hotels, cafe’s, pubs, contract caterers and even canteens for large businesses, hospitals and schools.

Due to the many career options available, this course offers several different pathways. The pathway you take will depend on your interests and personal qualities.

These courses are work-based qualifications, so you will be learning through on-the-job practical training, providing you with the relevant skills and experience in order to continually progress your career.

Entry requirements

Before you can start this course, you will need to have a relevant paid work placement of at least 30 hours per week. There may be existing placements available or County Training can provide you with support to find a placement. This may be through an interview, some support with writing applications or preparing a CV, or even through work-experience placements.


Coursework and Practical Assessment

Future opportunities

Progression to Level 3 NVQ Advanced Apprenticeship

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact County Training - Shropshire Council directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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