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Professional Cookery Level 2 NVQ

Diploma (Apprenticeship Route)

Our courses are highly practical and our students leave the college well prepared to start a career in one of the world’s fastest growing industries after having enjoyed a substantial taste of it. This course is unit based and will be assessed both at work and in College. You will gain professional practical skills and valuable experience working in our superb training facilities and Realistic Working Environment.

There has never been a better time to enter the hospitality and catering industry. The industry is growing year on year and this is particularly true for our region with the expansion of quality restaurants and hotels in the city centre and across Merseyside. The theory behind the qualifications are the belief that a chef needs to have a sound foundation of high quality professional skills and to be able to apply these skills across a range of processes and techniques.

The qualification provides students with a large amount of professional practical skills and knowledge to enable them to meet the modern needs of industry.

All candidates enrolled on a Diploma in Professional Cookery will follow a specific learning programme, completing a range of theoretical and practical task activities. You will be supported in the workplace by one of our assessors.

This course follows an Apprenticeship Framework (one year min) and includes NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery, Technical Certificates and Functional Skills.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

Level 3 VRQ Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3 Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionary Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery Kitchen and Larder Level 3 Apprenticeship

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

Had a very enjoyable evening meal at the Academy restaurant. The food was faultless and the waiters attentive and professional. They managed to accommodate one of our party who is unable to eat gluten without any fuss and made our evening a special one.

Trip Advisor Review of the Academy Restaurant - 8th April 2014

Course Location

Duke Street
L1 5BG

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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