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Professional Cookery - Level 2

Start Date: 6th September 2021

Newcastle College Hospitality 9
  • Length 1 year
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

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More about the course

If you have a passion for cooking, this Professional Cookery course is a recipe for success.

Immerse yourself in hospitality and learn all of the essential skills and knowledge you will need to begin your dream career.

You will learn how to prepare and cook a variety of foods in professional standard kitchens, get to grips with industry equipment and develop safe knife skills.

Under experienced chefs, you will explore the theory of cooking, including health and safety, menu and budget planning, as well as catering for special dietary requirements.

One day each week will be spent on work placement in a local hotel or restaurant to help you gain the experience you need.

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What can I do with a qualification in Hospitality?

Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

Median Salary

£19,658 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

Median Salary

£20,085 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

Median Salary

£18,523 View more

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