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

Why this course?

Catering student serving food at Arundel restaurant

Our popular fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and professional kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in catering and hospitality, working as a cook or chef, or in food service. 

At level 2 you have the opportunity to split the course over two years, studying food and beverage service in the first year and professional cookery in the second. At level 3, you will specialise in cookery or food service, learning advanced skills for a career in this exciting industry. 

  • Professional industry-standard kitchens
  • Tutors with industry experience 
  • Visits to hotels and restaurants 
  • Serving experience at themed evenings, community and charity events

Start dates

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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.

Entry requirements

Course content

Topics include: 

  • 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?

  • Popular public restaurant
  • Industry-standard refurbished kitchens
  • Opportunities to work with celebrity chefs
  • Visits to hotels and restaurants
  • Themed evenings, community and charity events

What's next?

On successful completion of the Level 2 course you can progress onto our Level 3 course, start an apprenticeship or seek employment. 

Future careers include: 

  • Chef de partie
  • Sous chef
  • Head chef
  • Caterer
  • Restaurant manager
  • Bartender
  • Front-of-house
What's next?

Course costs

This course is free (you do not have to pay fees) if:

  • You are a UK citizen, hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify you for home status.
  • AND you are under 19 on 31 August in the year you are studying. 

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.

Additional costs
You may need to purchase a uniform and professional equipment, some financial help may be available.

Please speak to our Admissions team if you have any further queries: admissions@gbmc.ac.uk | 01273 667704

Course costs

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to UK citizens, those who hold EU Settlement Status or have a visa which could qualify them for home status, AND 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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