Hospitality - Work Based Apprenticeship (Kitchen Services) (Level 2)

This Apprenticeship in Kitchen Services is delivered in the workplace and enables you to 'Earn while you learn!'

Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10207
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Hospitality & Catering

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Course Overview

This Apprenticeship is the equivalent to five GCSEs at A*-C and will allow you to gain new practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the hospitality industry across a range of kitchen or food services.

Delivery of this Apprenticeship will take place within your workplace by a Trainer/Assessor on a one to one basis, with the support of your employer.

Modules you will study will include:

  • Maintain Food Safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment

Optional modules may include: 

  • Cook Vegetables
  • Prepare and finish simple salad and fruit dishes
  • Prepare and cook fish
  • Prepare and cook meat and poultry
  • Prepare hot and cold sandwiches
  • Provide a counter and takeaway service
  • Maintain an efficient use of resources in the kitchen
  • Present menu items according to a defined brand standard
  • Produce basic hot and cold desserts
  • Produce cold starters and salads  
  • Produce healthier dishes
  • Maintain an efficient use of food resources
  • Prepare, operate and clean specialist food preparation and cooking equipment
  • Promote new menu items
  • Complete kitchen documentation
  • Set up and close the kitchen
  • Employment rights & responsibilities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism sector

As part of your Apprenticeship you will also be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE Grade C in English, Maths, or ICT or equivalent. 

Your employed!

Ideal if you are starting a new job within the Hospitality & Catering Industry or moved into a new position within your current company, and want to develop your skills and career within food and counter service then this is the perfect option for you. 

About the Hospitality & Catering Industry including Food Safety and this qualification is based around your specific job role.

The flexibility of this qualification and training will be both on a one on one basis and as part of a group. You will along with your employer choose the optional units which are relevant to your job role.

Delivery of this qualification is on site with your employer and in the College (if required).

To a career as a Supervisor or Manager within the Hospitality & Catering sector. With your Level 2 qualification you will gain recognition as a qualified person within the sector and you could also progress onto the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supervision & Leadership Apprenticeship or Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery.

To be employed on a permanent contract or seeking employment within the Hospitality & Catering Industry and working a minimum of 21 hours per week. To be eligible for ApprenticeshipNI you will be aged 16 or over.

This qualification is an ideal fit for someone working in a position of food preparation and customer service. 

Available Sessions

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