Food & Cookery

Students accessing the Food and Cookery programmes here at The Aspire Academy will work towards one of the following courses depending on the timing of their referral and their level of ability:

NCFE L2 Award in Nutrition & Health, 501/0038/5

Edexcel BTEC L2 Award in Home Cooking Skills (Jamie Oliver), 500/8020/9


What does the NCFE Level 2 Award in Nutrition & Health qualification cover?

This qualification is designed for students with an interest in food and cookery. It will give them a basic understanding of the skills required for a career in food and is intended for students who are interested in improving their understanding of nutrition and dietary choices, and their role in improving and maintaining health and wellbeing.

How many credits are required to complete it?
This qualification consists of 3 mandatory units…
  • Explore Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Students who achieve this qualification could progress to:
  • L2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • L2 qualifications in Hospitality and Catering
  • L2 and L3 qualifications in Exercise and Fitness
  • L3 qualifications in Health Promotion
  • L2 Higher Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure
  • L2 Higher Diploma in Society, Health and Development