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Food Production and Cooking Level 2

This qualification covers the required skills and knowledge for preparing to work in the Hospitality & Catering Industry. It is designed to meet the needs of learners who work or want to work in the industry with a focus on food preparation.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

These are the areas that can be covered within this qualification:

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Produce basic fish dishes
  • Produce basic meat dishes
  • Produce basic poultry dishes
  • Produce basic vegetable dishes
  • Prepare hot and cold sandwiches
  • Produce basic egg dishes
  • Produce healthier dishes
  • Maintain an efficient use of food resources
  • Maintain an efficient use of resources in the kitchen

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone progressing from a level one programme or if you want to get started in the industry.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 1 catering qualification or D’s in English and Maths.

What qualifications will I gain?

NVQ Diploma in Food Production and Cooking (QCF).

Who is the awarding body?

City and Guilds

How will I learn?

Majority of this programme will be practically based.

What hours will I be in college?

9.00 – 14.00
9.00 – 17.00
9.00 – 14.00


How will I be assessed?

On your practical competence with online multiple choice questions.

What can I do after this course?

After this course you will have the ability to move out into industry as an apprentice.

How much does this course cost?

Fully funded fee
Co-funded fee


Are there any additional costs?

There may be a few additional costs such as uniform, knives and books.

What funding is available?

If you are aged 19 or over you may be eligible to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan to cover your tuition fees.

For other funding information, please refer to our Funding page.

What facilities are available?

You will gain experience in our on-site state-of-the-art kitchens and restaurant facilities such as The Shrubbery Restaurant and Bistro.

Which department is this course in?

Hospitality, Hair, Beauty and Spa Industries

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in Roper Building.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to comply with the following policies that are issued at enrolment:

  • Dress code
  • Code of conduct
  • Locker policy
  • Scissor / knife policy

A basic stationery pack will be issued to enrolled students.

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contact Additional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Online: Click the "Apply" button and fill out an online application form.

By post: download the Full-Time Application Form and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.

In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

To find out more about the application process, please go to the How to Apply page.


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