Competencies of cookery NC II
TODAY, businesses like hotels and restaurants are really in demand. This industry is really getting the attention of everyone. In fact, hotels and restaurants are one of the biggest businesses out there whose income is huge and consistent.
We cannot deny the fact that as modernization continues, man’s quality of life has been increasing in terms of its levels and status. That is why, nowadays, hotels are not just here and there to provide a place for people or travelers to stay –hotels are now a place where fun and excitement await.
Nowadays, hotels and restaurants industry are obviously getting more and more famous and getting a national certificate with learning how to cook is more reasonable than ever.
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority or most commonly as TESDA is the government agency tasked to manage and supervise technical education and skills development (TESD) in the Philippines, meaning even without a bachelor degree you can go abroad and earn money.
One of the offered courses is the Cookery National Certificate II (NC II). It is a short course/ program that provides knowledge and skills in using kitchen tools, preparing and cooking hot and cold meals and so on. This program trains an individual in knowing the stuffs in preparing food and beverages in hotels and restaurants and/or any food-related business.
Cookery NC II has four sections (according to its module) that offer different learning in the cooking areas. These four sections are: Bartending NC II qualification 1 (Section 1); Competency Standards (Section 2); Training Managements (Section 3) and; Assessment and Certification arrangements (Section 4).
In discussing with its competencies, section 2 was also divided in three competency standards which are the basic competencies, common competencies and core competencies.
Basic competencies teach learners how to participate in workplace, how to work with them by proper communication and needed abilities for the said career. What matters most here is that they can practice both of their career as professionals and the occupational health and safety produces which is very essential to know.
Meanwhile, the two left (common and core competencies) helps an individual to develop, enhance and acquire knowledge about cookery. Learners are required to observe workplace hygiene procedures, perform the practices needed and will be able to provide effective customer care. The above things mentioned is a first-rate move that this course offers in encouraging the learners to continue to pursue their degree so that they will further build their competencies. ( Paid article)