Culinary Skills — Level 2 Certificate

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Course information

The Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills is aimed at leaners who work or who want to work as professional chefs in the catering and hospitality sector. The course allows learners to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the catering and hospitality sector.
To achieve the Level 2 Award in Culinary Skills, learners must achieve 14 credits from a range of optional units to include amongst others:
Health and safety in catering and hospitality
Food safety in catering
Developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry
Healthier good and special diets
Catering operations, costs and menu planning
Prepare and cook stocks, soups and sauces
Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables
Prepare and cook rice, pasta, grains and eggs dishes
Prepare and cook fish and shellfish
Prepare and cook poultry
Produce paste products
Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products


Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills

This course leads to...

Learners can progress into employment within the catering and hospitality sector or onto a Level 3 qualification within the sector.

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Course ID: 157959

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £15,736 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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