VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking

Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AT20368 GLH: 329 Age Restriction: 14
Qualification Number: 600/4534/6 Units: 11 - 15 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 40

Additional Information

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards.

This qualification will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a food production environment. Specifically you will learn how to maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment and work effectively as part of a hospitality team. You will also learn how to maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food.

The optional units that make up this qualification will allow you to tailor your learning to your employer’s needs and your personal interests and preferences. Units range from producing basic meat, poultry and vegetable dishes, to promoting new menu items and giving customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation.




Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 3 components and earn a minimum of 10 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UT10833 F/601/4218 Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment 1 3 25
UT10845 T/601/4216 Working effectively as part of a hospitality team 1 3 22
UT20869 D/601/6980 Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food 2 4 32



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 14 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UT10835 F/601/5000 Prepare meals to meet relevant nutritional standards set for school meals 1 4 36
UT10838 K/601/4844 Prepare hot and cold sandwiches 1 2 20
UT10841 L/601/5016 Provide a counter and takeaway service 1 3 30
UT10842 L/601/7333 Produce basic egg dishes 1 3 24
UT10843 M/601/4845 Prepare meals for distribution 1 2 16
UT10848 Y/601/4855 Present menu items according to a defined brand standard 1 3 27
UT20849 A/601/4766 Maintain an efficient use of resources in the kitchen 2 3 23
UT20851 A/601/4962 Produce healthier dishes 2 3 28
UT20870 F/601/4770 Modify the content of dishes 2 4 40
UT20889 J/601/4768 Maintain an efficient use of food resources 2 4 34
UT20890 J/601/4849 Prepare, operate and clean specialist food preparation and cooking equipment 2 4 35
UT20907 L/601/4996 Set up and close kitchen 2 4 37
UT20910 L/601/5372 Complete kitchen documentation 2 3 25
UT20914 M/601/4697 Convert a room for dining 2 3 23
UT20917 M/601/5039 Maintain and deal with payments 2 4 30
UT20926 R/601/4966 Promote new menu items 2 3 24
UT20931 T/601/4782 Prepare and cook food to meet the requirements of allergy sufferers 2 3 26
UT20934 T/601/7214 Employment rights and responsibilities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism sector 2 2 16
UT20935 Y/601/4760 Liaise with care team to ensure that an individual's nutritional needs are met 2 3 26
UT20945 L/601/0933 Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation 2 5 33



Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 16 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UT20863 D/601/4758 Cook-freeze food 2 3 27
UT20873 F/601/4946 Produce basic pastry products 2 5 43
UT20875 F/601/7328 Produce basic hot sauces 2 4 36
UT20876 F/601/7331 Produce basic pasta dishes 2 3 25
UT20878 H/601/4938 Produce basic fish dishes 2 4 34
UT20879 H/601/4941 Produce basic meat dishes 2 4 34
UT20880 H/601/4955 Produce cold starters and salads 2 3 28
UT20892 J/601/4964 Produce basic hot and cold desserts 2 3 28
UT20898 K/601/4861 Produce basic rice, pulse and grain dishes 2 3 25
UT20899 K/601/4925 Produce basic bread and dough products 2 4 38
UT20904 L/601/4755 Cook-chill food 2 3 27
UT20905 L/601/4934 Produce basic cakes, sponges and scones 2 4 32
UT20916 M/601/4960 Produce flour, dough and tray baked products 2 3 30
UT20925 R/601/4949 Produce basic vegetable dishes 2 4 32
UT20930 R/601/7303 Produce basic poultry dishes 2 4 33



*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

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*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

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NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
The Manchester College - Moston Campus 0161 920 4414 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Openshaw Campus 01785 774100 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Wythenshawe 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Dover Christ Church Academy 01304 872867 Visit website Kent
Umbrella Training and Employment Solutions Ltd 07816 390512 Visit website Kent - Medway
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
SG Akademi (M) Sdn Bhd member of SG Education Group Ltd +603-40411266 Visit website Malaysia
SG Akademi (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd member of SG Education Group Ltd +603-40411266 Visit website Malaysia
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire

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