Catering NVQ2 Food Preparation and Cooking Apprenticeship

Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

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Important information

  • NVQ
  • Towcester
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Areas covered include Personal Hygiene, Team Work, Food Health and Safety, Preparing and Cooking of Meat, Poultry, Fish, Vegetables, Soups, Sauces, Pastry Items and Dough Products.

Important information

Requirements: Students are required to have an NVQ L1 in a similar subject /or be educated up to GCSE standard. (A diagnostic test will be taken by every student - see below) Students will need to be able to work independently in both practical and theory areas of study. Students need a smart appearance, pleasant personality, good communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team...

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Towcester
Unit 2285 Silverstone Technology Park, Silverstone Circuit, NN12 8GX, Northamptonshire, England
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Course programme

Catering NVQ2 Food Preparation and Cooking Apprenticeship
  • Duration:
    Two years
  • Level of Study:
    Level 2
  • Attendance:
    One day per week is the minimum requirement at Corby George Street usually between 4pm to 9pm
Catering NVQ2 Food Preparation and Cooking Apprenticeship Entry Requirements
  • Students are required to have an NVQ L1 in a similar subject /or be educated up to GCSE standard. (A diagnostic test will be taken by every student - see below)
  • Students will need to be able to work independently in both practical and theory areas of study.
  • Students need a smart appearance, pleasant personality, good communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • To be able to think laterally, have good manual dexterity and use their own initiative would also be preferable.


  • You will need to purchase chef's whites and suitable safety shoes (not trainers), a knife set (approx £60), text books, stationery (files, pens, highlighter pens, paper, plastic wallets etc.), oven cloths and tea-towels.

    Content
    Areas covered include Personal Hygiene, Team Work, Food Health and Safety, Preparing and Cooking of Meat, Poultry, Fish, Vegetables, Soups, Sauces, Pastry Items and Dough Products.

    Assessment
    By continual on-going practical assessment throughout the course when in college and in the workplace. Theory is assessed by end of unit short answer written tests that are set by the awarding body. Both practical assessments and written tests need to be completed for each unit before it is put forward for verification.

    Progression Students can progress onto NVQ L3 in Pastry, Food Prep and Cooking or Restaurant Supervisors in either full or part-time study.

    Application Form
    You can download an apprenticeship application form here. Please complete all relevant parts and return it to:

    The Student Centre,
    Tresham Institute of Further and Higher Education,
    Freepost NH4905,
    PO Box 73,
    Kettering,
    Northants,
    NN15 7BR.
    Entry Requirement
    Students are required to have an NVQ L1 in a similar subject /or be educated up to GCSE standard. (A diagnostic test will be taken by every student - see below)
    Students will need to be able to work independently in both practical and theory areas of study.
    Students need a smart appearance, pleasant personality, good communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
    To be able to think laterally, have good manual dexterity and use their own initiative would also be preferable.
    You will need to purchase chef's whites and suitable safety shoes (not trainers), a knife set (approx £60), text books, stationery (files, pens, highlighter pens, paper, plastic wallets etc.), oven cloths and tea-towels.

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