Professional Cookery Apprenticeship Intermediate Level 2 at Derwentside College
Working with the training kitchen preparing and cooking food for Chapters Restaurant, the College’s training restaurant, and in your workplace, you will gain valuable hands-on experience.
It is run within the realistic working environment of a busy restaurant and is open to the public and college staff.
You will learn basic preparation and cookery methods practically as well as through theory related skills linked to the catering industry.
This course is made up of one main qualification NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery.
Examples of mandatory unit topic areas:
- Health and Safety
- Effective teamwork
- Customer Service skills
- Maintain Food Safety
- Maintain and Handle Knives
Examples of optional unit topic areas:
- Preparation and cooking of fish and meat
- Preparation and cooking of soups and sauces
You will also be required to achieve Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 1.
All learners starting an Intermediate Apprenticeship programme must be employed in the relevant vocational area at the start of their programme
An offer may be made subject to successful Initial Basic Skills Assessment which demonstrates at least working towards Level 1 English and Maths.
If the learner is assessed at below this level, an offer may be made on condition that the learner attends support workshops to achieve the required skills level
Underpinning knowledge is delivered in the theory lesson and is tested by a series of online testing.
Successful completion of this qualification will also assist you to gain employment in your chosen area in the Hospitality, Food, Travel and Tourism, Health Care and Leisure industries.
You may be able to progress to: - Level 3 NVQ Diploma Professional Cookery or - Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derwentside College directly.