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Culinary Skills Intermediate (Level 2)

Hospitality & Catering students at Central Bedfordshire College (CBC)

Overview

Culinary Skills Intermediate (Level 2)

This course develops basic skills and develops you into a working chef.

Preparing and cooking a range of dishes using a variety of cooking methods, including Meat, Fish, Poultry, Vegetables, Desserts, Cakes and Biscuits Working in a live environment catering for the college restaurant and events

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

You should have 4 GCSE grades 9-3 or A* – D or equivalent, this should include English and maths. It would also be useful to have a level 1 in Cookery/Culinary Skills.

You must also have a keen interest in cooking and a passion for food.

How will I be assessed?

Once trained you will then demonstrate that you are competent to plan and cook a dish by yourself in a timed assessment.

There are also a short answer question paper to test your subject knowledge.

Course content

What will I study?
  • You will be trained how to prepare and cook a range of food using different cooking methods.
  • You will also be taught the theory of how and why cooking methods work
How will I learn?

You will develop your cookery skills and be able to produce food cooked in a restaurant environment.

You will understand the theory of how and why cooking methods work.

Preparing and cooking a range of dishes using a variety of cooking methods, including Meat, Fish, Poultry, Vegetables, Desserts, Cakes and Biscuits. Working in a live environment catering for the college restaurant and events.

Next steps

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?

After completing this course, you can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery. This takes the skills learnt and then progress on to cooking complex dishes similar to working in a fine dining restaurant.

What are the expected employment sectors for this course?

This can lead to jobs working in as a commis chef in a Gastro Pub, Restaurant or Hotel.

Additional information

Equipment and other costs

You will need to purchase the Chef’s uniform which includes a Knife set, safety shoes and digital scales. You will also need a note book and pens.

What additional work outside of college will I need to do?

You will cover a minimum of 30 hours work experience in a food related business or one of the colleges serveries. There will be trips and events arranged to visit Restaurants.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk.

Available Courses
Cbc Dunstable Main Campus
Starts: 02/09/2024
Type: Full Time
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Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

 

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk or call us on 0345 658 8990.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

 

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.