Diploma in Professional Cookery L3

Full Time · Hospitality & Catering · Bishop Auckland Campus

04 September 2023 - 13 June 2024
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
09:15 - 17:00
If you are aged 16 to 18 this course is free. Otherwise an Advanced Learner Loan is available.
Level 3
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

Bishop Auckland College has one of the largest catering departments in the North East. Training students to work to industry standards and applying their skills in our newly launched state of the art kitchens and Ambition restaurant.

Course requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE’s at grades 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent, including a C or above in Maths and English, or a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area.

What will I do?

The Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3 is taught over one evening per week for thirty three weeks. Are you an experienced chef ready to take your cooking skills to the next level? With this qualification, you can improve your general cooking skills and learn about supervising staff. This qualification is for people with plenty of experience in a professional kitchen or have a Level 2 qualification in Hospitality. You might be currently employed as a chef or studying in a college.

What will it give me?

The course will give you the extensive knowledge, skills and understanding of the catering industry. Specialised knowledge on how to prepare, cook and finish complex dishes. It will also give you an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery.

Materials needed

A full uniform is required and must be purchased before the course begins. Support may be given towards the cost.

What can I do when I finish?

If you gain suitable grades you may progress to NVQ Level 3 in Hospitality and Catering or Higher Education. You may also secure employment in the Catering and Hospitality industry.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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