NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery, Food & Drink Service
What is the Course About?
This course will enable you to build on the skills acquired at Level 1 and provide a sound knowledge of food preparation, cooking and food and drink service to achieve a nationally recognised qualification from City & Guilds: the Lead Body for Catering Qualifications.
Each candidate will have set targets or goals of achievement within a certain period of time to gain successful NVQ Level 2 within 12 months with progression to NVQ Level 3.
What subjects will I study?
NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation & Cooking, Bakery & Patisserie
NVQ Level 2 Food & Beverage Service
Level 2 Award in Barista skills
Highfield Award in Food Safety level 2
Highfield Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2
Functional Skills at Level 2, or English GCSE if Grade D
What are my progression and career options?
Successful completion could lead to study at Level 3, in an area of specialism, or employment in the workplace as a chef de partie, bar tender, food server or barista.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will take place by 2 methods;
Tutor observation of practical tasks in which the candidates will produce menu items and food & drink service for the College public restaurant.
Short underpinning knowledge test papers assessed by the awarding body, City & Guilds.
Assessment will only take place when the candidate feels confident and ready.
NVQ Level 1 in Hospitality
A keen interest in Hospitality & Catering
A successful College progression interview
Sufficient relevant work experience for mature learners