VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AT20371 GLH: 465 - 511 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/4539/5 Units: 14 - 22 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 2 Minimum Credits: 58

Additional Information

The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This qualification will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to to work in a professional cooking 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, handle and clean knives and safely store, prepare and cook food.

The optional units in this qualification will allow you to tailor your learning to your employer’s needs and your own personal interests and preferences. Optional units range from preparing game, to cooking and finishing pastry products to making basic stock.




Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 13 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
UT10840 K/601/5041 Maintain, handle and clean knives 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 10 components and earn a minimum of 45 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
UT10837 J/601/5662 Cook and finish simple bread and dough products 1 3 25
UT20851 A/601/4962 Produce healthier dishes 2 3 28
UT20854 A/601/5335 Prepare meat for basic dishes 2 4 33
UT20855 A/601/5383 Cook and finish basic shellfish dishes 2 4 34
UT20856 A/601/5402 Cook and finish basic meat dishes 2 5 48
UT20857 A/601/5416 Prepare cook and finish basic hot sauces 2 4 33
UT20858 A/601/5674 Make basic stock 2 3 26
UT20859 A/601/5688 Prepare, cook and finish basic pasta dishes 2 4 33
UT20860 A/601/5724 Prepare, cook and finish basic egg dishes 2 3 27
UT20861 A/601/6498 Prepare and mix spice and herb blends 2 2 19
UT20862 A/601/6520 Prepare, cook and finish noodle dishes 2 4 33
UT20863 D/601/4758 Cook-freeze food 2 3 27
UT20867 D/601/5358 Prepare, cook and finish basic grain dishes 2 4 30
UT20868 D/601/5361 Prepare, cook and finish basic cold and hot desserts 2 4 36
UT20883 H/601/5328 Prepare fish for basic dishes 2 4 33
UT20884 H/601/5359 Prepare game for basic dishes 2 4 35
UT20885 H/601/5362 Prepare offal for basic dishes 2 3 28
UT20886 H/601/5376 Cook and finish basic fish dishes 2 4 32
UT20887 H/601/5412 Cook and finish basic vegetable dishes 2 4 32
UT20888 H/601/6494 Process dried ingredients prior to cooking 2 2 15
UT20895 J/601/5354 Prepare poultry for basic dishes 2 4 33
UT20896 J/601/5368 Prepare vegetables for basic dishes 2 4 33
UT20897 J/601/5774 Prepare, cook and finish basic bread and dough products 2 5 39
UT20902 K/601/5671 Prepare, cook and finish basic soups 2 4 30
UT20903 K/601/6514 Prepare, cook and finish dim sum 2 5 43
UT20904 L/601/4755 Cook-chill food 2 3 27
UT20907 L/601/4996 Set up and close kitchen 2 4 37
UT20909 L/601/5355 Prepare, cook and finish basic cakes, sponges, biscuits and scones 2 5 39
UT20910 L/601/5372 Complete kitchen documentation 2 3 25
UT20911 L/601/5405 Cook and finish basic offal dishes 2 5 40
UT20912 L/601/5680 Prepare, cook and finish basic rice dishes 2 4 33
UT20913 L/601/6537 Prepare and cook food using a Tandoor 2 4 30
UT20918 M/601/5042 Order stock 2 4 33
UT20920 M/601/5333 Prepare shellfish for basic dishes 2 3 25
UT20921 M/601/5364 Prepare and present food for cold presentation 2 4 35
UT20922 M/601/5395 Cook and finish basic game dishes 2 5 40
UT20923 M/601/5719 Prepare, cook and finish basic pulse dishes 2 4 33
UT20924 M/601/5722 Prepare, cook and finish basic vegetable protein dishes 2 4 33
UT20928 R/601/5325 Prepare, cook and finish basic pastry products 2 5 43
UT20929 R/601/5390 Cook and finish basic poultry dishes 2 5 42
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

*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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Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
Truro - Penwith College 01736 335000 Visit website Cornwall
Brighton Aldridge Community Academy 01273 691191 Visit website East Sussex - Brighton and Hove
The Manchester College - Openshaw Campus 01785 774100 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Wythenshawe 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Umbrella Training and Employment Solutions Ltd 07816 390512 Visit website Kent - Medway
West Lancashire College 01695 52300 Visit website Lancashire
University of West London 020 8579 5000 Visit website London - Ealing
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College 01276 709050 Visit website Surrey
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
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
VTCA Vocational Training Centre Sdn. Bhd +60 12 389 7740 Visit website Malaysia
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire

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