Course Code
24209 19
Course Title
Level 2
1 year
Entry Requirements
Five GCSEs Grade 3, D or above including one 4, C in an appropriate subject or NVQ Level one in Professional Cookery
Start Date
Days and Times
19-23 £1,287.00
24+ £1,287.00
Full Cost £2,583.00

Entrance requirements

Five GCSEs Grade 3/D or above including one 4/C in an appropriate subject or NVQ Level one in Professional Cookery

Course Description

The Level 2 Culinary Skills qualifications will suit you if you have some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want to gain a formal qualification and increase your skills so that you can take on a more senior role.

Who is the course suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at you if you see yourself becoming a chef. You might have progressed from achieving the level 1 qualification but this is not a requirement, however is recommended.

Course content

You will gain knowledge and skills required to become a chef. At level 2 you will undertake practical tasks in the kitchen covering preparation activities such as preparing and cooking rice, pasta and egg dishes, stocks, soups and sauces, meat, poultry and shellfish and hot and cold desserts and puddings.

Development of Maths and English

Students who are 16-18 and have not yet achieved at least a C grade in English and Maths will have to continue, as per government requirements.

At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C grade at GCSE level.

Employability Skills Development

All students will be required to attend work experience in an external environment once a week and attend SOME Saturday sessions in college for work based learning sessions.

How will the course be taught?

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge and understanding of each unit including health and safety for all services.

How will I know how well I am doing?

Through on-going assessment in practical skills and theory tests as well as study programmes and work experience. Pro monitor will track all progress made Through one to one sessions with your tutor throughout the course.

Are there any additional costs?

Uniform and kit

What course can I do next?

Level 2 Food Production and Cooking Level 3 in Professional cookery Level 3 Food and beverage service supervision

Where can I get further support / advice?

Contact the college on 01582 477 776 or go to our website:

How do I join the course?

Fill in an application form on line and you will be invited for a presentation and interview with one of the tutors.

Course Fees


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