Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills
A more extensive beginner level course, that expands on learners food preparation, cooking and finishing techniques.
Candidates must achieve all 6 mandatory units, providing (25 credits):
- Food safety in professional kitchen
- Meat, poultry and offal
- Fish and shellfish
- Vegetables, pulses and vegetable protein
- Stocks, soups and sauces
- Pasta, rice and eggs
Candidates will require approximately 190 hours of teaching to achieve the learning outcomes of the programme, all of which should be tutor guided in a practical kitchen environment.
All units of the Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills are assessed via theory and practical examination where candidates will be required to produce dishes in a professional kitchen environment. Each unit is assessed and carries equal weighting towards the qualification. All units must be passed to achieve the qualification.
The qualification is internally assessed but with external moderation from a CTH assessor. Moderation will take the form of attending examination sessions and analysis of internal assessor’s mark schemes for consistency of application of marks. CTH will also carry out a standardisation session with each delivery centre prior to practical examinations taking place.
CTH Level 2 Certificate in Culinary Skills (QAN: 603/2658/X)
|Students must achieve:
|Credit Value (CV): 24|
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for Qualification: 194||Total Qualification Time (TQT) for Qualification: 240|
|Unit Code||Unit Title||L||CV||GLH||TQT||URN||Assessment Method|
|2FSPK||Food safety in professional kitchen||2||3||25||30||T/616/7761||Theory test and practical exam|
|2MPO||Meat, poultry and offal||2||6||48||60||A/616/7762||Portfolio plus practical exam|
|2FAS||Fish and shellfish||2||4||32||40||F/616/7763||Portfolio plus practical exam|
|2VPVP||Vegetables, pulses and vegetable protein||2||4||32||40||J/616/7764||Portfolio plus practical exam|
|2SSS||Stocks, soups and sauces||2||4||32||40||L/616/7765||Portfolio plus practical exam|
|2PRE||Pasta, rice and eggs||2||3||25||30||R/616/7766||Portfolio plus practical exam|
|Certificate Total (6 units)||24||194||240|