NCFE Level 2 Certificate In Food And Cookery Skills

This qualification is designed for students with an interest in food and cookery. It will provide students with experience of using different cooking skills and methods to enable them to use these within further education or apprenticeships. It will give them a basic understanding of the skills required for a career in food.

Qualification content

Throughout their study, students will develop skills including how to:

  • prepare and cook using basic skills
  • plan and produce dishes for a purpose
  • ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

Students will also take away valuable knowledge of:

  • food and its functions in the body and in recipes
  • balanced diets and modification of recipes for health purposes.

Career Progression

Students who achieve the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Food and Cookery Skills could progress to:

  • Advanced A Level in Design and Technology: Food Technology
  • Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)
  • Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles
  • Professional Cookery Studies.