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Course Type: Full Time

City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery

  • Course Code AAA0834
  • Start Date 4th September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.

Techniques covered include:
• boiling, poaching and steaming
• stewing and braising
• baking, roasting and grilling
• deep frying and shallow frying
• cold food preparation.

Learners will also cover:
• the structure of professional kitchens and the principles of working as a professional chef
• how knives, tools and equipment are used in professional kitchens
• how to work safely and hygienically.

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery could lead to employment opportunities as a Commis Chef with a variety of employers, such as:

• Restaurants
• Bistros
• Pubs
• Hotels
• Contract caterers.


An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

4 GCSEs grade A*-C (9 - 4) and the equivalent of Level 2 English.

Required experience

You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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