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Professional Cookery Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

Do you see yourself as the next Jamie Oliver or Nigella Lawson? Do you enjoy making new recipes? Do you work well in a fast-paced environment? Then look no further than our Diploma in Professional Cookery, Level 2. 

This one year, full-time course, will provide you with the opportunity to refine your cooking skills to a professional level; cooking a variety of complex dishes while learning how to effectively manage and develop working relationships within a kitchen environment.

You will study modules in; Productive Working Relationships, Food Safety and Hygiene. You will also learn how to prepare complex dishes for service.

Entry requirements

All applicants for the Level 2 course must have a Level 1 Professional Cookery or a Hospitality and Catering qualification. We will invite you to attend an interview where you will have the opportunity to show your passion for the industry and your enthusiasm for the course.

Assessment

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis through written assignments, practical tasks and online multiple-choice tests.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of this course will allow you to continue onto the Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3. Alternatively you can progress into employment, working in hotels, pub, restaurants and holiday parks.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Spires Theatre

      Always dreamed of being on stage? Look no further, our Performing Arts department boasts a professionally equipped theatre in St. Andrews' building with a state-of-the-art computerised lighting system, sound systems and multiple stages and seating positioning, giving you a platform to showcase your talent. As a Performing Arts student you will have the chance to participate in a variety of productions throughout the year. 

      The View

      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

      Starbucks

      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.