Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00017
Qualification Type Certificate of Attendance
Qualification Level Level 2


Taught in our professional kitchen, this course will help you to build the skills needed to become a competent and efficient chef. Using the skills you have already developed, this course will help to advance your knowledge of classical and modern cooking techniques. Throughout the course you will also learn about food preparation, as well as develop food and beverage service skills.


Units you may study include: Investigating the hospitality and catering industry Food safety in catering Healthier foods and special diets Costs and menu planning Applying workplace skills Preparing and cooking stocks, soups and sauces Preparation and cooking of fruit and vegetables Preparation and cooking of meat, offal, poultry, fish and shellfish Preparation and cooking of rice pasta, grains and egg dishes Producing hot and cold desserts, puddings, biscuit, cake and sponge products Preparation and cooking of fermented dough Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

50% Assessment - Coursework 50% Assessment - Exam

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D , but this is subject to discussion at your interview. Alternatively, a Level 1 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications. Acceptance to the programme will be subject to a DBS check.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress straight into employment in the hospitality and catering industry including an apprenticeship. Studying professional cookery could lead to a career as a chef, catering manager, restaurant manager and many other opportunities. In the future you could event open your own restaurant.