Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Cookery | Level 2

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Course Code: FE0600-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking) Level 2 Awarding Body: City & Guilds

Our popular fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and industrial kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in the hospitality industry. You will learn restaurant kitchen skills, knife handling, food preparation, cooking and finishing and gain an overview of gastronomy. Practical sessions and classroom based activity alongside work experience will prepare you for career development in working kitchens. 

At Level 2 you have the option to split the course over two years; food and beverage in the first year and professional cookery in the second. Alternatively, you can compress both into one year.

Start dates

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Open events

Come along to one our open events to find out more about studying at the MET. You will be able to tour our facilities, meet our tutors, watch demonstrations and speak to current students.

These events take place in October and November from 5-7pm.

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

You can also apply for as many colleges and courses as you wish - so keep your options open!

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Entry requirements

Start at Level 2 if you have at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths.

You must also have completed the Level 2 course in Food & Beverage Service

Entry requirements

Course content

Course units

• Restaurant kitchen skills

• Knife handling

 • Preparing, cooking and finishing dishes

You also have the option to split the course over two years; food and beverage in the first year and professional cookery in the second.

Why this course at the MET?

• Popular public restaurant

• Industry-standard refurbished kitchens

• Opportunities to work with celebrity chefs

• Visits to hotels and restaurants

• Themed evenings, community and charity events

Further study

After Level 2 you can seek employment or progress to Level 3, either full-time or as an apprentice.

Further study
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