Professional Cookery – Level 2

Professional Cookery – Level 2

This course is for those looking to gain a qualification and take the first steps to working in a professional kitchen. You do not need to have any experience or be working in the industry already, but must have a passion and drive towards a career as a Professional Chef. You will learn the skills of a Chef through practical and theory classes one day a week over the academic year. You will cover both preparation and cooking methods involved with meat, fish, poultry and vegetables as well as soups, stocks, sauces and hot and cold deserts.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Hospitality and Catering
  • Qualification City and Guilds NVQ Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Laurence Building (Hele Road site)
  • Course Length 36 weeks
  • Start Date *Please see below
  • End Date *Please see below
  • Day *Please see below
  • Times 09:00-18:00
  • Fee £1450.00
  • Reduced Fee

    N/A

  • Course Code J2PCATP0/2/1
Overview

This course is for those looking to gain a qualification and take the first steps to working in a professional kitchen. You do not need to have any experience or be working in the industry already, but must have a passion and drive towards a career as a Professional Chef. You will learn the skills of a Chef through practical and theory classes one day a week over the academic year.

Dates are as follows – 

Day Start Finish Time Weeks Fee Site Course code
GROUP 1
Mon 12-Sep-22 03-Jul-23 09:00-18:00 36 £1,450 Laurence Building J2PCATP0/2/1
GROUP 2
Tues 13-Sep-22 04-Jul-23 09:00-18:00 36 £1,450 Laurence Building J20CATP0/2/2

Teaching and learning methods

You will learn through practical and theory sessions.

Modules and assessment

During the programme you will cover both preparation and cooking methods involved with meat, fish, poultry and vegetables. You will also cover soups, stocks, sauces and hot and cold desserts. Your progress will be monitored through ongoing assessment and testing. There may be enrichment sessions offered throughout the course which could involve industry visits or guest speakers.

Career options and progression

This course is recognised in the catering industry and could lead to employment in the hospitality sector or offer a grounding for someone hoping to open their own business in the industry. You could also continue to study at Level 3.

Entry Requirements

No experience necessary, just lots of enthusiasm and a passion for catering and cooking required.

Facilities

This course is delivered in the Laurence Building at the Hele Road site of Exeter College. You will be taught in state of the art kitchens designed to mirror those found in a commercial kitchen.

You will also have access to the College’s learning resource centre.

Additional Costs

*The course cost is £1450.00 with an additional £150 resource fee payable to the faculty, details of how to pay will be provided on your first day.

You need to purchase chef whites, a basic knife set and utensils. A text book is optional.

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