Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
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.
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 also be required to complete GCSE in English and Maths to reach Grade 4.
You require 4 GCSEs at grade 9 – 3 including English Language and Maths.
What will this course lead on to?
Once you have completed your L2 Professional Cookery Diploma you can either go into employment in the catering and hospitality Industry or progress on to the L3 Professional Cookery Diploma.
How will I be assessed?
During your programme you will be assessed by observation of your practical skills, short answer papers, written exam, synoptic practical exam and final assessment.
A wide range of enrichment opportunities are available to you including:
- Work Placements
- Workshops & guest speakers from major catering suppliers
- Trips and visits to competitions & exhibitions
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 £190 (there may be help available with the cost of the kit/equipment, you can find more information at your college interview and enrolment). 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.”
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- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
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