FOOD PREP & CULINARY ARTS

City & Guilds Accredited

Diploma Level 2 –    8065-02

 

About the Programme

A qualification in culinary arts gives candidate the opportunity to work on the front line of the catering industry or in a supervisory or managerial role. Candidate can learn to prepare, cook and serve all kinds of food, or specialize in patisserie, producing cakes and desserts. If you choose the highest level you’ll also cover the business aspects of food preparation, budgeting, training and organizing staff, planning menu policies and production procedures. This qualification can be taken worldwide.

Make It Yours- Who Is this for?

An International Qualification in Culinary Arts is for anyone interested in working in food preparation, especially people aiming for a supervisory or managerial role.

Description and Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Food Safety (1st Semester Unit 503)
  • Food Preparation and Cooking Principles (2nd Semester)

Year 2

  • Food Preparation Principles
  • Food Preparation Practical

The Year 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. Candidates will be required to display both practical skills and the associated knowledge in order to complete the assessments.

 

What opportunities for progression are there?

On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment as a trainee, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking(Culinary Arts) 8065-02

 

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 3(Patisserie) – 8065-03
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision – 8065-04

Exams and Assessments

First Year      Internal Practical Assignments – IIRQ Certificate

                     Continuous Internal Assessment by Tutor

                     Food Safety in Catering – Written

                 Food Preparation and Cooking Principles – Written

 

Second Year     City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma

                         Portfolio Assessment

                         Food Safety in Catering (Online)

                  Culinary Arts Principles – External Written Papers)

Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking these qualifications, candidates will be required to have a reasonable level of Communication and Numerical Skills in order to complete the assessment requirements. Applicants may be subjected to sit a Diagnostic Mathematics and English Test, if they do not possess passes in any previous exams.

 

Course Duration

Year 1

       2 Semesters

Year 2

       2 Semesters

 

Why  choose IIRQ?

 

  • Flexible learning and assessment
  • Flexible payment schemes
  • Professional Atmosphere / environment
  • Qualified lectures
  • No strict Qualification entry requirements –experience is considered for entering