• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This course is a City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Professional Cookery where you will work in a realistic working environment and where you will produce quality meals that will be sold in the Waterfront Restaurant for three weeks and every fourth week there will be classroom theory delivery.

Week 1 will be an Induction to the college, policies, procedures and your entitlement as a student of Doncaster College. There will also be a tour of the kitchen facilities and equipment, an introduction to all lecturers involved in your programme and an overview of how you will achieve your qualification.

Level
Level 2
Duration
1 year part-time
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course covers the following mandatory units:

  • Maintain a safe hygienic, and secure working environment
  • Contribute to effective team work
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food

Plus eleven further units which will be chosen from a list of twenty five. Listed below are examples of some of these units. Selections will be made by yourself and the course tutor.

  • Prepare fish, meat, poultry & vegetables for basic dishes
  • Cook and finish basic meat, poultry fish & vegetable dishes
  • Prepare cook and finish basic hot sauces, soups and hot and cold desserts

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application and interview prior to enrolling.

Candidates must be already employed in the industry either part time/full time or undertaking voluntary work within a Hospitality and Catering environment where the skills you learn can be practised.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Jean Robson
01302 553671
jean.robson@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

All learners will need to complete an application and interview prior to enrolling.

Candidates must be already employed in the industry either part time/full time or undertaking voluntary work within a Hospitality and Catering environment where the skills you learn can be practised.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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