This course is perfect if you have a passion for food, enjoy cooking and looking develop your basic skills as a chef.
You’ll learn professional cookery skills across a range of dishes, whilst getting a good foundation knowledge of key ingredients, food theory, food hygiene and health and safety in a kitchen environment.
You can expect lots of hands on practical learning in our industry-standard training kitchens. You’ll work with experienced chefs who will teach you the basics while letting you be creative with your food inventions.
This course is based at the Clarendon Campus and City Campus (Adams Building).
Level 1 Diploma in Professional Chefs
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1 (D-G), including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1 (D-G) or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an Initial Assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.
Choose to follow with further study onto our level 2 programme for Professional Chefs or perhaps into an Apprenticeship or employment as a trainee chef or assistant caterer.
All of our full-time courses include a programme of study, helping you achieve your ambitions.
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