City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills (Professional Chef) (Day Release)

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City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills (Professional Chef) (Day Release)

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for people working in the Hotel & Catering/Hospitality Industry, who have passed a professional cookery qualification at Level 1.

The Level 2 Culinary Skills Diploma will give you a formal qualification and improve your skills for increased opportunities in a more senior role.


What are the entry requirements for the course?

A professional cookery qualification at Level 1, and employment in the culinary/hospitality industry.

Please enrol online via the following link:

You will also be required to attend our open evening for a quick interview. This will be held on Wednesday 02nd September between 4pm – 6pm.

Please note a minimum level of English (Entry 3) will be required, otherwise an additional course must be taken at your own cost. 

There will be an assessment for applicants who have English as a second language on the enrolment evening.


How long is this course?

A part-time course delivered over one year.

Day and Time: Wednesday, from 9:00am to 5:30pm.

Start: September 2022


What will I study on this course?

  • Safety at Work
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Food Hygiene
  • Menu Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Costing & Control
  • Maintenance & Design
  • Prepare, cook, and serve a range of commodities.


What Qualification will I gain?

City & Guilds Diploma in Culinary Skills Level 2 (7138-22).


How is the course assessed?

Practical skills will be assessed on a weekly basis which will include a range of skills tests on all units.

Theory will be assessed by both assignments and short answer papers.

Successful completion of this course requires a minimum of 95% attendance due to continuous assessment.


What does this course lead on to?

City & Guilds Certificate in General Patisserie and Confectionery Level 3 (7120).


How much will it cost?

Fees: £1,250.50

Fees are non-refundable.

Resits of exams £30.

Uniform/books/knives to be purchased @ approximate cost of £160 (details will be given at enrolment evening).


How can I find out more?

For further information please email