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Hospitality and catering course London
  • Hospitality and catering course London
  • Catering course London
  • Hospitality catering course London

Professional Cookery City & Guilds Diploma - Level 2

Introduction

This course develops your culinary knowledge and skills, working with a wide range of ingredients and techniques. The College has a strong track record in local and national competitions so you'll have the chance to compete against your peers to help boost your involvement. This is a great way to help you look creatively at menu choice and food preparation and you'll be encouraged to really push yourself - always with our support.

You'll get practical knowledge in a range of areas including:

  • kitchen organisation
  • menu planning
  • workplace skills
  • food skills.

You'll study theoretical units and work on assignments as well as producing fine cuisine for the College's commercial restaurant working with paying customers.

The name of the course, as it appears on your qualification or certificate, will be Diploma in Professional Cookery - Level 2

Assessment

Assessment is through practical-based tests and written assignments. This course includes practical experience in our commercial restaurant as well as the relevant theory to underpin it.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs grades A*-D/9-3 including English or maths OR a relavant Level 1 qualification plus English and maths assessed by us to be at an appropriate level.

Materials

There is a materials fee to cover the cost of trips and the food and materials you'll use for assessments. You'll need to buy your uniform for the restaurant or kitchen. Your tutor will confirm the cost of this when you come in for an interview. 

Next Steps

Become a trainee chef in a hotel or restaurant, cook within the contract catering sector, become an events caterer or work in the food and beverage service in a hotel or restaurant. Boost your skills and specialise in one of our Level 3 courses.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.


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Where and when
Location:
Merton
Times:
Daytime
Duration:
1 year
Study mode:?
Full Time
Days:
Weekday
Start:
10/09/2018
End:
05/07/2019
Code:
CB15711AA/MF18
What do I need to pay?
16-18 year olds:
£ 0
19 and older: ?
£ 0 - 1105
Materials fees: ?
May be charged
Registration Fee:?
£ 0 - 30

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There are no discounts available for any of our CELTA courses. To find out more about CELTA email us at teacher.education@south-thames.ac.uk 

Leisure courses

You might be able to get a discount on some courses if:

  • You are 60+ years of age. You may have to pay for materials on some courses
  • If you're on income-based benefit. It's usually £37 each term. You may have to pay for materials on some courses. There is no College registration fee for leisure courses.

    Please bring proof of your benefit status that is less than two months old when you enrol.

Qualification courses

Aged 16-18

You don't have to pay tuition or exam costs but you may have to pay for materials on some courses.

Please note that if you're applying for a reduced fee, your benefit evidence needs to be no older than two months.
Aged 19 or older not on benefits

You will have to pay tuition and exam costs and you may have to pay for materials on some courses.

Aged 19 or older on 'Active Benefits' eg Jobseekers Allowance

You don't have to pay tuition or exam costs but you may have to pay for materials on some courses. Please note that JSA signing on books are not accepted as proof of benefits for a reduced fee.

Aged 19 or older on other benefits eg income support

You may get a discount depending on the type or level of education you've done already. You may have to pay for materials on some courses.

New government funding for 24 and older!!

If you are taking a Level 3 or 4 course, you may be able to get a government loan to cover your course. Find out more here.

There is a College registration fee of £30 but only if you are on a qualification course that is not 'full cost'. You don't pay it if you're 18 or younger or on Active Benefits.

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Apply for CELTA courses using the application form here. If you're applying for the CELTA taster day you'll need to follow the steps below to enrol.

For courses not leading to a qualification

You can enrol anytime between now and the start of your course using our enrolment form.

In person: Bring your completed form to any of our centres Monday to Thursday: 8.45am-7.00pm (10-4 during College holidays) Friday: 8.45am-4.00pm or Saturday 9.00am-1.00pm with:

  • Evidence of benefits or age(if you are applying for a reduced fee)
  • Payment (cash, cheque, credit or debit card)

By post (only if paying full fee): Send the enrolment form with a cheque or the credit card information completed to:

College Enquiry Unit, South Thames College, Merton Campus, FREEPOST CN2701, London Road, Morden Surrey, SM4 5QX

Please do not send cash in the post. Cheques should be made payable to: South Thames College Corporation. Please note we don't accept Electron or American Express cards.

By phone (only if paying full fee): Call us Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm on 020 8918 7777 with your credit or debit card to hand. You will soon be able to pay online too.

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