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Hospitality and Catering - Culinary Skills C & G Level 2 Diploma at Knole Academy

Course description

 This qualification is designed for learners wishing to gain work ready, foundation culinary skills and knowledge.  


To provide a broad background of understanding of the sector and the vocational skills/knowledge required to work in at a foundation level in the industry.



To enable students to make an enformed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector.

To help the student reach a level of knowledge and skills that will facilitate progress into employment in the sector.

Course content

Lesson Structure:

The learner will take park in practical workshops in the realistic learning environment(RLE).

Classroom activities will include individual and group work, completing questions and answers, taking part in game like activities, research will be carried out then discussed.

Note taking will be required and ICT interactive activities will also be used to facilitate learning. The emphasis is on 'learning by doing' not on competence.

For this reason, learners are required to complete a number of assignments to show their attainment of practical skills and underpinning knowledge.


Entry requirements

Suitable applicants will be interviewed to assess their interest/passion for catering and hospitality. They must be of smart appearance and have good interpersonal skills. Suitable applicants will have three GCSE’s grade ‘C’ or above , one being in English (4), Maths (4), ICT or a Science.



Mandatory units:

Unit 707 Prepare and cook stock, soup and sauces

Unit 708 Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables

Unit 709 prepare and cook meat and offal

Unit 710 Prepare and cool poultry

Unit 712 Prepare and cook rice, pasta, grains and egg dishes

Opitional units:

Unit 202 Food safety in catering

Unit 702 Developing skills for employment in the catering & hospitality industry

Unit 703 Health & Safety in catering and hospitality

Unit 705 Catering operations, costs and menu planning

Assesment for this course is divided into a series of tasks. To achieve each unit

learners need to achieve all tasks.

Practical observations- Performance of skills

Reasearch and report tasks- Learners are asked to research aspects of the industry and services provided in the industry, then report in an assignment format, both clearly and logically, the information gained.

Knowledge questions- These are closed-book exams


Future opportunities

Progression Routes:

Upon Successful completion of this qualification you can progress on to an Apprenticeship, or the level three diploma. students will be expected to re-apply and be interviewed for progression courses. 



Further information


Students are expected to complete work experience whilst on this course.

Equipment/General Course Cost: For those 16-18 course fees are not applicable.

Learners will be reqiured to buy a kit, prices are TBC. There will be a recommended

textbook list and learners are required to wear the appropriate kitchen uniform(PPE),

information will be supplied. Please note there will be  educational trips arranged throughout the year to enhance the course delivery, however cost for these optional trips will be advised nearer the time. N.B.

Students over 19 at the start of the course will be expected to pay course fees,

Please enquire at the school if unsure.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 14 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year