Lakefield

Hospitality College

 
 

City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in

Professional Cookery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Learn to become a master chef

in our professional training kitchens.


 
 
 
 

OVERVIEW

Subject area:

 
 

Hospitality, Professional Cookery, Work Based Learning

Attendance:

 
 

Full time

Duration:

 
 

1 year with two intakes, either September or January.

Qualifications: 

 
 

City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery; RSPH Level 2 Health & Safety Certificate; RSPH Level 2 Food Safety Certificate; City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Principles of Nutrition in Food Production.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ABOUT THE COURSE

This professional course is a craft diploma. It builds the foundation for a career as a professional chef and allows you to develop across all areas of professional expertise.

You will learn the essential cooking skills needed by chefs, cooking and presenting a range of food items in the various cookery methods which include:

 
 
 
 
 

Larder skills


• Prepare and cook stocks, soups and sauces

• Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables

• Prepare and cook meat and offal

• Prepare and cook poultry

• Prepare and cook fish and shellfish

• Prepare and cook rice, pasta, grains and egg dishes

 
 
 

Pastry skills

• Prepare hot and cold dessert and puddings

• Produce paste products

• Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products

• Prepare fermented dought products dishes


 
 

WHO CAN JOIN?

ABOUT ASSESSMENTS

 
 
 
 

Are you a girl 16-18 y/o that loves cooking?


When you cook do you add your own flare to a classic dish or go creative and create a new one?

Would you like to practice, feeling that university is not your road just yet?

If so this program will be perfect for you.


Requirements needed 


  • You are an EU student or you have a European passport.
  • You have GCSE English and Maths at least 4+ grade. However, each application will be considered on individual merit.
  • You have completed a two day try out at Lakefield.
  • You had a successful interview.
  • You have two references.
 
 
 
 

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are a qualification in competency style.

This means that assessment will be by practical skills testing, observation and theory-based exams.

COST/EQUIPMENT

The total cost of the course is: £1760.


You will be required to purchase chefs whites, knife set, and textbooks before the start of the course. Details will be sent out once you have been offered the place.


Financial help can be applied for through the College’s bursary fund once your application has been processed. 

Get more information!

 
 
 
 
 
 

PROGRESSION ROUTE AND LINKS WITH THE INDUSTRY

After this course, you can progress your study to an NVQ Level 3 or go straight into employment. If you wish to enter the world of work, we will offer you career support, boost your CV and put you in contact with employers with whom we have built strong partnerships.

 
 
 
Progression Route_ White_Professional Cookery
Links with the Industry_The Dorchester_Lakefield Hospitality College
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

After receiving your certificate progress to:


 
 
 
 

Course title:

For

Level

Mode

Duration


Further Education

3

Full - time

1 year


Further Education

3

Full - time

1 year


Further Education

3

Full - time

1 year


 
 
 
Ana Greguric_Lakefield Hospitality College_alumni
 
 
 

"My study programme developed around Professional Chef Level 2 and Advanced Professional Chef Level 3. Now I'm working as a demi chef de pastry at Restaurant the Goring!"


Ana Greguric | Demi Chef De Partie (Pastry) At The Goring