Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
Details | Various weekdays/times
What is this course about?
You will work in our practical kitchens preparing and cooking a variety of local and international savoury and sweet dishes. You will also have the opportunity to develop your customer service skills in our college restaurant. You will have the opportunity to take part in prestigious external events with national catering companies.
What will I learn on this course?
You will learn a range of subjects including, investigating the catering and hospitality industry, food safety, health and safety and menu planning. You will prepare and cook a variety of savoury and sweet dishes, which will be served in our Scholars restaurant.
Why choose this course?
- 100% pass rates
- Opportunities to work on local and national events
- Trained by highly qualified staff who have worked for international companies
- Opportunities to gain valuable work experience
- Opportunities to enter local and national competitions
- One of the fastest growing industries in the world
Working at Level 1 on our college online assessment or a minimum GCSE grade D/3 GCSE or Level 1 English qualification. You will also have a college admissions interview.
What will this course lead on to?
Once you have completed your Level 2 Professional Cookery Diploma you can either go into employment in the catering and hospitality industry or progress on to the Level 3 Professional Cookery Diploma.
How will I be assessed?
During your programme you will be assessed by observation of your practical skills, short answer papers, and a final practical and written exam.
Course fee: £1,510 – Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information.
This course can be paid in instalments.
This course is classed as a FULL level 2
Are there any costs associated with this course?
You will be expected to purchase your full kitchen uniform, full restaurant uniform and basic set of knives which costs approximately £225 (cost TBC – there may be help available with the cost of the kit/equipment). The college will help you order these. Kits can be ordered in September.
You will learn in our Centre of Excellence in Catering and Hospitality and will work in a range of kitchens, including newly refurbished production kitchen to build with ceramic cookers, wok, larder kitchen and pastry kitchen. Part of your studies will include working in a newly refurbished and very popular restaurant Scholars. All practical sessions will help give you the practical skills, confidence and the overview of what the catering and hospitality industry can offer.
What the Riverside College Professional Cookery students say…
“Working in both the kitchen and restaurant we feel that we get a greater understanding of the catering and hospitality industry.”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes