Professional Cookery (Kitchen and Larder)
Faculty of Hospitality, Hair and Beauty
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Hospitality, Hair and Beauty Level 3 - Level 3 NVQ Diploma Laurence Building 1 year

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

This progression course will build on the skills and knowledge you have gained whilst studying the Level 2 programme. It will provide you with the opportunity to further develop your craft skills in culinary operations both in a kitchen classroom environment and working in different sections of the busy college restaurant. The qualification also requires the supervision of Level 2 kitchen students in a controlled environment around the kitchen.

You will be continuously assessed within the working environment.

What topics will I study?

You will:

  • Prepare, cook and finish complex dishes including meat and poultry, fish, soups and sauces, patisserie and petite fours
  • Learn how to maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment in a supervisory manner
  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team and supervise others
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of Kitchen HACCP systems and Health and Safety Procedures

What are the entry requirements?

You must have successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery or Catering Craft and have achieved Functional Skills in English and Maths.

What can I study alongside this course?

This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses.

What facilities are there?

The Laurence Building boasts new facilities throughout including an IT suite, modern kitchens and a stunning restaurant within the faculty; as well as being located in comfortable and pleasant surroundings.

What can the course lead on to?

You could find employment in the hospitality industry.

Are there any additional costs?

Uniform and chefs knives will be required.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course). For any fee-related queries or further information, please contact the Advice and Recruitment Team on 01392 400444.


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