Level 2 Catering and Hospitality
Full time course
This course covers all the duties to become a chef, advancing from basic cooking skills to a more in-depth view of preparing, cooking and developing as a chef. It follows on from the Level 1 course but starts to specialise in more advanced methods, including the preparation of fish, poultry and vegetables. You will also start to develop your own dishes and begin to experiment with more advanced skills, such as like bakery. You will also explore the importance of stock management, building teams and securing a safe working environment.
Maths and English
A key requirement to obtainingmany jobs is achieving a good standard of English and Maths. Therefore, learners that do not yet have a GCSE grade C will be enrolled on either GCSE or Functional Skills programmes alongside their main course.
You may also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications, such as a hospitality or customer service course.
All students take part in a week's work experience within the industry. We encourage and provide support to those who wish to gain experience and can offer contacts to assist with arranging this.
During your time on this course, you will develop the skills that employers are really looking for, such as communication, numeracy, presentation skills, analysis, interpretation, application and the evaluation of information.
What do I need to join?
You will need three GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, with Englishand maths being desirable.
How long is the course?
1 year course.
How will I know how I am doing?
Your tutor will give regular feedback so that you can see how you are progressing through the course and what level you are currently working at. Our expert tutors are always on hand to assist you and help you achieve the grades you want.
Are there any extra costs?
Materials fees (non-refundable) and trips – these can be paid for in instalments.
What can I do next?
This qualification prepares you to continue studying in the Level 3 programme or, alternatively, it will help you to secure employment in the hospitality industry.
SGS Stroud Campus