About this Course


Study options: Online
Length: 20-30 Hours
Cost: FREE! (Includes FREE E-Certificate of Completion)
Level: Nuyew Level 2 Award
Quality Assurance from: Innovate Awarding Body

The introduction to Culinary Skills Award is industry recognised aims to give you an understanding of the catering industry and how to produce high quality food. You will also learn of the importance of safety in catering, recognise healthier foods and special diets, understand catering operations and the costs involved, how to plan menus, basic knife skills and techniques, how to prepare and cook stocks, soups, sauces, fruit, vegetables, meat, offal, poultry, fish, rice, pasta, grains, eggs, desserts and puddings, biscuits, cakes and produce fermented dough products.

The objective of the course is to equip you with the necessary skills required to enable you to find at least a junior job role within this industry and prepare you for employment

The course will be delivered online via our learning platform and will allow you to learn at your own pace, take part in reflection exercises/activities and demonstrate your understanding via end of module/course multiple choice questions. All our online learning is FREE to anyone!

Career Paths


Are you the next Gordon Ramsey in waiting? The hospitality industry continues to grow at a phenomenal rate as more and more people choose to dine out rather than eat at home. With a wide range of opportunities in the UK and abroad and excellent career progression paths there?s never been a better time to enter the Hospitality industry.


Culinary Job Titles
Catering assistant
Mobile caterer
Kitchen assistant
Kitchen porter
Junior chef
Commis chef
Section chefs
Chefs de partie
Sous chef
Chef assistant
Hospitality assistant
Hotel assistant


Career Progression
Kitchen manager (head chef)
Catering manager
Executive chef
Hotel manager


Job Matching

Our FREE job matching service will automatically connect you to employers who are already looking for people with your newly acquired skills. This service is available to all job seekers whether you are studying for one of our qualifications, already qualified or looking for an exciting change of career.

Register Your Interest in this course

[super_form id=”1798″]