Who is the qualified ?
The Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Arts is for candidates who wish to work in
the hospitality industry and already have knowledge of the basic principles
of kitchen work, or who can demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to
work and study in order to supplement their existing knowledge. The
candidate will be required to display both practical skills and the associated
knowledge in order to complete the assessments.
What does the qualification cover?
The qualification covers both safety at work and in the preparation of food, healthy
eating, and special diets, costing and menu planning, and the preparation, cooking, and
finishing of a wide range of commodities and dishes.
What opportunities for progression are there?
On completion of this qualification, candidates may progress into employment as a
commis chef or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
- City & Guilds Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking (Patisserie) – 8065-03
- City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Food
- Preparation and Cookery Supervision – 8065-04
- City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery – 7100.