NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery - (Preparation and Cooking) - Level 3 (City and Guilds)
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Hospitality, Hair and Beauty
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 3 Laurence Building 12-Sep-19 02-Jul-20 Thurs 09:00-18:00 £1600 None

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This programme is designed for those who wish to further their skill base at an advanced level. Following on from an NVQ2 Professional Cookery qualification, on this course you will greatly develop and advance your skills in food preparation and cooking. You will also begin to learn kitchen supervisory skills and promote your chef career.

What topics will I study?

The course will cover theoretical and practical knowledge of the following units:

  • Establish and develop positive working relationship
  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Maintain the health, safety and security of the working environment
  • Prepare and cook complex fish dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex meat and poultry dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex sauces and cold dressings
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex vegetable dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex soups
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex offal dishes
  • Prepare, finish and present complex canapés and cocktail products

What are the entry requirements?

You will already hold a level 2 qualification in professional cookery or similar or have many years experience in a commercial kitchen.

What facilities are there?

This course is delivered in the Laurence Building at the Hele Road site of Exeter College. You will be taught in state of the art kitchens designed to mirror those found in a commercial kitchen. You will also have access to the College’s learning resource centre.

What can the course lead on to?

This programme is designed for those who wish to further their skill base at an advanced level and secure employment as a professional chef.

Are there any additional costs?

*The course cost is £1450 with an additional £150 resource fee payable to the faculty, details of how to pay will be provided on your first day. You need to purchase chef whites, a basic knife set and utensils. A text book is optional.

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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