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Professional Cookery Intermediate Level 2 supported by Craft Guild of Chefs (January start) at Westminster Kingsway College

Course description

• Continuation of the foundation cookery skills and knowledge required to develop and progress in your career as a chef.  You will undertake the College Culinary Award in the first term followed by the Level 2 qualification over the rest of the course.  Builds on foundation skills learnt at Level 1 (or through experience) and covers all areas of the professional kitchen, including preparation and cooking of meat, poultry, fish, soups, vegetable and pastry dishes. The course will also cover elements of: food preparation and cooking across a broad range of practical skills, food hygiene, health and safety in the work place, food storage and menu development.                                                       
Depending on your level of study, you could learn practical skills in:
• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Food Technology, Commodities and Basic Skills
• Stocks, sauces and soups
• Fish and shellfish
• Vegetable and potato dishes
• Eggs, pasta and rice
• Butchery including poultry, meat, offal and game, including whole carcasses
• Sous vide modern cookery techniques
• Curing, smoking and other preserves
• Contemporary presentations
Course fee: £1,370 (or £2,600 for International students)

Entry requirements

Need to be well-motivated already working full time in the hospitality industry as a chef, have achieved a Level 1 course and/or have sufficient industrial experience. A good understanding of English is essential.


You will be advised at interview about additional costs for chef uniform and equipment.

Future opportunities

Continue working as a chef within the hospitality industry, and after a sufficient period of working in the industry, extending your practical skills, knowledge, gaining further experience, and achieving the required position within your kitchen, you could progress onto a Level 3 course.

Further information

'To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Kingsway College directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2017
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