Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery

Course Code: P238092

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    10 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:


Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery

To develop your culinary skills and lead to a qualification that is highly sought after by the industry.

Units include:

  • the principles of food safety supervision for catering
  • practical gastronomy
  • advanced vegetable and vegetarian dishes
  • advanced meat dishes
  • advanced poultry and game dishes
  • advanced fish and shellfish dishes
  • fermented dough and batter products
  • petits fours and paste products
  • hot, cold and frozen desserts
  • biscuits, cakes and sponges.

During the course, you will complete a variety of work placements within the industry including the Brookfield Hotel ‘takeover’. You will also have the opportunity to compete in local and national competitions, volunteer at events such as Victorious Festival and take part in charitable initiatives. In addition, you will be invited on trips to Billingsgate Fish Market and wholesale food providers.

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English.

This course is full time for one year and you are also required to complete 50 hours in a work placement setting. Attendance to maths and English lessons at the appropriate level is also be expected as part of this programme.

You will continue to develop your skills with practical assessments, carried out in a realistic working environment. There will be online learning and assessments and three practical assessments throughout the year. These will include supervisory skills, exploring gastronomy and food product development. You will regularly review your work with your tutor and receive feedback on your progress.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

You can progress to employment.

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