C&G Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation & Cooking) (QCF)


This City & Guilds qualification is proof that you have the right skills to do your job well. You can be confident your qualification is well respected and valued within the Hospitality industry.

This NVQ is a work-based qualification that is suitable for anyone who undertakes Professional Cooking duties in their employment.

You'll learn essential skills in areas like team work, food safety, safe storage of food items, stock ordering, completing kitchen documents, setting up and closing down and kitchen and preparing a variety of dishes or accompaniments.

What subjects will I study?

Three Mandatory Units as follows: (13 credits)
? Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
? Work effectively as part of the hospitality team
? Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
? Maintain and handle knives

Optional units (45 credits)
? Prepare fish and/or meat and/or poultry and/or vegetable and/or offal and/or shellfish for basic dishes
? Cook and finish basic fish and/or shellfish and/or meat and/or poultry and/or game and/or offal and/or vegetable dishes
? Cook and finish simple bread and dough products
? Prepare cook and finish healthier dishes
? Prepare, cook and finish hot sauces and/or soups
? Make basic stocks
? Prepare, cook and finish basic hot sauces and/or soups
? Order stock
? Complete kitchen documentation
? Set up and close a kitchen

The above list is not exhaustive and many other units are available.

How will I be assessed?

The NVQ is assessed on practical aptitude and a portfolio of work.

How long is the course?

The NVQ is work-based and is designed to reflect the skills and knowledge of people who work in the hospitality industry. The qualification is taken over 9-12 months depending on each individual.

Can I get more information?

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