This course is perfect if you love to cook, have a creative flair and want to further develop your cooking skills to move into a supervisory role within a professional kitchen.
You’ll learn advanced cookery techniques and combine interesting ingredients and flavours to create new dishes and menus. You’ll learn supervisory skills as well as further develop your knowledge of food hygiene and health and safety of you and a team.
You can expect to put your skills into practice by supervising service in our award-winning Adams Restaurant, serving lunches and five course taster menus to paying customers. You’ll go on work placements and meet with professional and renowned chefs to learn from the best. There’s lots of hands-on cooking time, plus time spent researching and learning food theory.
This course is based at the Clarendon Campus and City Campus (Adams Building).
Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9-4 (A*-C) or Functional Skills level 2 in English and maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C).
Choose to follow with employment as a chef in a restaurant, hotel or catering business or move into a related field within the hospitality industry, perhaps exploring options to study at degree level too.
All of our full-time courses include a programme of study, helping you achieve your ambitions.
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