Food Production & Cookery Level 2 Diploma

21218W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course is designed to give you hands on experience both in the kitchen and front of house preparing you for the diverse demands of the hospitality industry. If you want to progress into employment in roles of general cook, catering assistant, or work as part of a team within the catering industry then this course is for you.

What will I study?

Students are required to study mandatory units which cover aspects of maintaining safe, hygienic and secure working environment, working as part of a catering team and maintaining food safety.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Continual assessment through practical observation, oral questioning and written end tests.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-D / 9-3 GCSE subjects including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Employment within the industry. Progression to Advanced Apprenticeship or a Level 3 Catering qualification.

Other Information

You will be expected to purchase a Chefs uniform and kit. All students will be expected to attend external work experience. High attendance on the course is a requirement for success. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 2

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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