Culinary Skills Level 2

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Course Overview

The Culinary Skills qualifications are for anyone who works or wants to work as a chef in the catering and hospitality sector. It is ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a career in this industry. It is also ideal for those chefs in industry who would like to continue or refresh their knowledge by undertaking topics within the qualification. Students learn through a combination of real-life working environments, theory and skills classes.

Trafford College’s award winning Aspire Restaurant has been nationally recognised by the AA and is open to the public for lunch and dinner and offers a realistic working environment. There are four well equipped industry standard kitchens for training purposes and a demonstration kitchen for presentations and masterclasses.

For more information please contact: matthew.shaw@tcg.ac.uk

Further Details

Course Location

Altrincham Campus

Age

College 16-18

Course Start Date

11/09/2023

Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year

Department

Hospitality & Catering

4 GCSE’s at grade 3 or above including Maths and English at grade 3.
Units include:

Health and safety in catering
Prepare and cook stocks, soups and sauces
Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables
Prepare and cook meat and offal
Prepare and cook poultry
Prepare and cook fish and shellfish

Successful students can progress on to Level 3 Diploma in Professional Chef or Level 3 Diploma in Professional Pastry Chef or a Level 3 qualification.

Assessment is continuous by observation of practical skills. Students will also complete short answer tests and mini assignments.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Students are required to purchase a uniform.

All students will complete an external work placement.

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