Level 2 Chef Diploma
Over a one year course you will develop a broad range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of food preparation and cooking. You will gain work experience externally and also through the many partnerships the Chef School has with employers college's catering facilities. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete their City and Guilds L2 Chef Diploma have the option of progressing to Tourism Management or business to develop leadership skills at Level 3 or secure excellent positions in industry working in a variety of restaurants and hotels all over the country.
- Course Information
This is a one year course with practical and theory sessions, providing an opportunity to develop your knowledge, personal, employability and culinary skills in our Gold Accredited Catering & Hospitality department.
You will also;
- learn how to prepare and cook stocks, soups, sauces, fruit, vegetables, meat, poultry and fish
- have theory sessions in menu knowledge, planning and costing, and customer care
- take classes to help you prepare for employment and investigate different career opportunities
- have a personalised industry placement with our strong employer links
- Entry Requirements
For our pre-Advanced courses our entry requirements are usually a minimum of 4x Grade D/Level 3 including English and Maths.
Please note that any student not achieving a Level 4 in GCSE Maths/English will resit these GCSEs alongside their main college course/s.
Some courses and subjects will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
- How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on a continual basis by assignments, short answer questions and practical tests.
- Progression Pathway
On successful completion you will have the opportunity to progress to Tourism Management or business to develop leadership skills at Level 3, or employment within the catering industry. This could be one of a host of opportunities, including hotels, large scale events, outside catering, restaurants, clubs and cocktail bars, cruises or yachts.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.