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Professional Cookery City and Guilds Level 2 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to work in a professional kitchen. It is designed to enhance and develop food preparation and cooking skills.

Course content

Areas studied are: NVQ Level 2 in Food preparation and Cooking or equivalent; College Certificate Food Safety in Catering; Functional skills and/or GCSES at an appropriate level. Other opportunities include competition work

Entry requirements

Level 1 qualification in Food preparation and cooking, 2 C's and 2 D's GCSE or 18 month industry experience.


Assessment for the NVQ course s based on the successful completion of a portfolio of evidence, demonstrating practical skills and understanding of the subject. Some of the additional qualifications have formal examinations.

Financial information

Kitchen uniform, basic knife set, probe, course book, stationery. A full uniform list will be provided.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Throughout the course you will build up a portfolio of evidence of your kitchen skills and knowledge, and take part in practical assessments. It will also be delivered by theory classes with written assessments.

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: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: F0009
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