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NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery 7132-08

Course Name 
C&G 7132-08 NVQ Diploma Professional Cookery L2Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Wakefield College
Level Level 2
Start Date



1 year

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Course Overview

These employer approved qualifications provide quality employability skills for the hospitality sector. Specifically, this qualification will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a professional cooking environment.

This qualification is ideal for someone embarking on a career within the hospitality industry of for someone within the industry wishing to develop existing skills by gaining a formal qualification potentially improving their employability.

Practical based work will be undertaken in a production kitchen (Realistic Work Environment). Underpinning knowledge will be undertaken in the classroom theory classes and in support workshops.

What You Will Study

The qualification consists of four mandatory Units:

  • Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Maintain, handle and clean knives

Optional units include:

  • Prepare, cook and finish fish for basic dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish meat for basic dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish poultry for basic dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish vegetables for basic dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish basic bread and dough products
  • Prepare, cook and finish basic pastry products
  • Prepare, cook and finish basic cold and hot desserts
How You Will Be Assessed

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. Your assessor will provide guidance on how to complete the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:

  • Observed work
  • Witness statements
  • Written questions
  • Oral questions
  • Written workbooks
Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required, industry experience can be helpful.

A pre-entry interview will be required and will assess your ability to manage the course.

Attendance Expectations

One day per week in college.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2024/25:


Further Study

On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study.

Qualifications you could progress to include:

C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Hospitality & Catering
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 58846
Website Ref (W) MTE8UB1OPG
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Information last amended: 07 June 2024 09:17

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