Professional Cookery and Food and Beverage Service Level 2

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Bangor, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Course type:
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Study Mode:
    Full-time
  • Level:
    2
  • Programme Area:
    Hospitality and Catering
  • Course Length:

    1 year

  • Bilingual:

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Bangor

    • Rhos-on-Sea

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

Are you passionate about food and drink? Would you like to work in one of the largest and most diverse industries in the world?

This Level 2 course provides you with an exciting curriculum, designed to enhance your practical skills equipping you to work in the vibrant hospitality industry.

You will experience a wide range of creative activities that will include

  • Culinary techniques in kitchen, larder and pastry.

  • Customer service

  • Table theatre and service

  • Bar, wine and cocktail service

  • Barista skills

  • Teamwork

  • Food costing and menu planning

  • Legislation

  • Health and Safety

  • Food Safety

Throughout the course, each student's development is nurtured and encouraged in a supportive environment. You will be tutored by professional practitioners, who will guide and support you as you develop your skills.

As part of your training you will also be required to develop your literacy and numeracy skills.

You will be expected to purchase uniforms and basic kit. Help towards this cost may be available through grants.

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/Chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
  • Relevant industry experience

You will also require an attendance level of 86% in your previous year of study.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered in our state of the art kitchens and restaurants through a blend of the following:

  • Practical training in a realistic working environment

  • Practical sessions in skills kitchen

  • Access to local and national competitions

  • Classroom based and virtual learning

  • Educational visits

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits
Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through:

  • Practical tests in the kitchen and restaurant throughout the year

  • Written assignments

  • Short answer question tests

Progression

Successful completion of this course provides you with the opportunity to progress onto:

  • Professional Cookery (Kitchen and Larder) Level 3

  • Professional Food and Beverage Service Supervision Level 3

You could also seek employment or consider various other opportunities within further education.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea