Level 2 Award in Vegetarian Cookery Skills

This short beginner-level qualification, is a vegetarian alternative to the original Level 2 Award in Cookery Skills.

Programme Overview

The aim of this qualification is to equip learners with the skills needed to prepare, cook and finish a range of vegetarian dishes. Learners will be introduced to principles that will help them to become competent members of a professional kitchen.

Through demonstrations and practicals, students will become familiar with managing their work stations and understanding key steps when selecting the correct tools, implementing the necessary cooking techniques and using the relevant serving methods.

By studying and learning in real kitchen environments, learners become accustomed to the conditions needed to work in commercial kitchens and therefore the skills they learn while studying are easily transferable when they start their careers working in the food industry.

Entry Requirements

This Level 2 programme is open access although applicants should be over 16, have completed secondary education and have some English fluency.

Syllabus Overview

Level 2 Award in Vegetarian Cookery Skills (QAN: 603/6707/6)

Students must achieve: All 4 mandatory units, providing a combined 8 credits, all at level 2
Credit Value (CV): 8
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for Qualification: 80 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) for Qualification: 80 hours
Unit Code Unit Title L CV GLH Assessment Method
BVSD Producing finish basic vegetable and soup dishes 2 2 20 Recipe log plus practical examination
PKP Kitchen practices 2 2 20 Practical exam
BCPBB Producing basic cakes, pastries, biscuits and breads 2 2 20 Recipe log plus practical examination
BVD Producing basic vegetarian dishes 2 2 20 Recipe log plus practical examination
Award Total (4 units) 8 80