Commercial Cooking NC II is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in preparing food and beverages in a commercial setting such as a hotel or a restaurant.
Some examples of core competencies that you may acquire from enrolling in this course are:
- Preparing, cooking, and serving food for menus
- Preparing and portioning controlled meat cuts
- Packaging prepared foodstuffs
- Presenting food
- Receiving and storing kitchen supplies
- Observing workplace hygiene procedures
- Providing effective customer service
Commercial Cooking NC II takes a minimum of 436 hours to complete. That is roughly 4 months for a 6-hour Monday to Friday class schedule.
Basic requirements for this TESDA course include:
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- Highschool or College Diploma
- Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
- Certificate of Good Moral Character
- 1×1 and/or 2×2 Pictures
Different schools and training centers have their own set of requirements to enroll in any of their programs. It is best to contact them for their complete list of Admission Requirements.
Some Technical Vocational Institutions (TVIs) may require you to complete this course before being allowed to take Commercial Cooking NC III.
There is also a Commercial Cooking NC IV TESDA course being offered in the Philippines that you might be interested in.
Qualified graduates of the Commercial Cooking NC II course can find employment as any of the following:
- Pastry Cook
- Hot Kitchen Cook
- Cold Kitchen Cook
Competency Assessment and Certification
Students enrolled in the Commercial Cooking NC II course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment at any TESDA-Accredited Competency Assessment Center for Commercial Cooking NC II before graduation. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment.
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