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Professional Cookery VRQ Diploma Level 2 + Restaurant Food Service at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This Professional Cookery VRQ Level 2 course is designed to provide an intermediate level of cookery skills to those employed within the Catering and Hospitality industry and who are looking to become a Commis Chef.

Course content

Food safety in catering
Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
Health and safety in catering and hospitality
Healthier foods and special diets

Entry requirements

VRQ Level 1 or equivalent
4 GCSEs at Grade D or above including a good standard of English and Maths
You will also require the following equipment: Chef's whites, restaurant uniform, knives and some small items of equipment


Observation and knowledge questions
Practical assessments and assignments

Future opportunities

Progression to a course in Professional Cookery Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3, or employment within the industry or University to study Hospitality and Catering.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford