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Level 2 Diploma In Culinary Skills

This qualification can help you to become a chef developing solid skills or progress to a more senior chef role. You will gain a high standard of cookery skills and have the option to learn other workplace essentials like Health & Safety in the kitchen.
Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
Level 2

Course Overview

This qualification is for anyone who works or wants to work as a chef in the Catering or Hospitality sector. It is ideal for learners coming straight from school who wish to seek a career in this industry.

This course will be completed over 15 to 21 hours per week dependent on student's Essential Skills requirement. 

You will cover things such as :

    Food safety in Catering Prepare, and cook stocks, soups & Sauces

    Prepare andcook fruit & vegetables

    Prepare and cook meat & offal

    Prepare and cook poultry

    Prepare and cook fish & shellfish

    Prepare and cook rice, pasta, grains and egg dishes

    Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings

    Produce paste products

    Produce biscuit, cake and sponge products

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.


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Ideal If:

If you want to become a commis chef or chef.

You'll Learn:

About preparing foods such as meat, poultry, fish and vegetables, how to produce desserts and puddings; and the importance of food safety.

You'll Love:

The Industry Standard kitchens that we have and our restaurant days / nights where you will cook for members of the public in our professional restaurant, The Birches (Bangor), McNeill Room (Downpatrick) and Linen Room (Lisburn). 

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress to the Level 3 Professional cookery qualification or to Full-Time employment within the industry.

You'll Need:

2 GCSEs Grade A - D or significant catering experience.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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