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Professional Cookery Level 2 Diploma at Knowsley Community College

Course description

This course is designed for those who wish to work as professional chefs in the catering and hospitality sector. You will develop a broad understanding of the hospitality and catering industry and will learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in this industry. You will examine health and safety, costings and menu planning. You will also work in our busy production kitchens serving food to diners in Bistro 36.

Course content

  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Prepare and cook meat and poultry
  • Prepare and cook shellfish
  • Prepare, cook and finish basic cakes, sponges and scones.

Entry requirements

At least 4 GCESs or equivalent at Grade D including English and/or Maths, or relevant L1 vocational qualification and working at L1 English and/or Maths.

Financial information

You will need a chef's uniform (whites), safety shoes and a set of knives.

Future opportunities

Once you have completed this qualification, you may progress onto a L3 vocational course or seek employment in the industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Knowsley Community College directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

Key information


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    • Within walking distance of Huyton Village and Roby train station, our Roby Campus is the hub of the College and where the majority of our courses are run.

      Features include:

      • College-based radio station, KCC Live 99.8FM
      • 180 seat theatre
      • Hair and beauty salons
      • State of the art recording studio
      • Fitness gym (free student membership)
      • A la carte restaurant, Bistro 36