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Culinary Skills Level 2 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Take your love of food to the next step and develop your skills in the kitchen. You’ll need to be enthusiastic and energetic. We’ll give you the skills across a range of food preparation and cooking techniques, developing your knowledge ready for a career in the catering industry.

Course content

You’ll be developing a whole range of skills across the kitchen including:

  • Preparing and cooking stocks, soups, sauces, fish, shellfish, meat, fruit and vegetables

  • Producing biscuit, cake and sponges

  • Learning about catering operations, costs and menu planning

You’ll learn to create recipes and menus, cover the essentials of food safety, health and hygiene standards, and the importance of producing healthier dishes.

Plus you’ll develop:

  • Practical English and maths skills for weighing, measuring and changing recipes

  • Skills for working life on GAP work placements

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs (A*-D), or successful completion of the Level 1 programme, plus interview.

Future opportunities

Progress to the Level 3 qualification. Or start work straightaway in a junior position across the sector from cafes to clubs and contract catering.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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