City & Guilds IVQ Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking RPL

This course is suited to students who are looking to expand their skills and attain a Diploma, or specialise.

Entry Requirements

25 years or older with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience OR City & Guilds IVQ Level 1 in Food Preparation & Cooking

Course Duration

Please contact your student advisor for Semester Dates

This culinary arts programme is also available on a part-time basis, allowing passionate chef students to continue working while still studying towards their culinary aspirations. Most course details are the same as the full time study, however we will not be able to facilitate the Food & Wine appreciation component of this course. Scheduling depends on availability at the various campuses. Industry placement will be facilitated, under the guidance of the Campus Principal, on request.

Course Outline

  • Safety at work
  • Food safety in catering
  • Healthier foods & special diets
  • Prepare, cook and finish: stocks, soups and sauces, fish and shellfish, meat, poultry and offal, vegetables, fruit and pulses, rice, grain, farinaceous products and egg dishes, bakery products, hot and cold desserts & puddings
  • Prepare food for cold presentation
  • Catering preparations, cost and menu planning
  • Kitchen terminology
  • Wine and food appreciation


  • City & Guilds Award in Food Safety and Catering (if not obtained from previous studies)
  • City & Guilds IVQ Level 2 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking
  • Capsicum Certificate of Attendance

* City & Guilds International Vocational Qualifications (IVQ) are not national qualifications.