Professional Cookery – (Preparation and Cooking)

Professional Cookery – (Preparation and Cooking)

This course is for those looking to gain a qualification and take the first steps to working in a professional kitchen. You do not need to have any experience or be working in the industry already, but must have a passion and drive towards a career as a Professional Chef. You will learn the skills of a Chef through practical and theory classes one day a week over the academic year. You will cover both preparation and cooking methods involved with meat, fish, poultry and vegetables as well as soups, stocks, sauces and hot and cold deserts.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Hospitality and Catering
  • Qualification City and Guilds NVQ Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length 36 weeks
  • Start Date Various (please see below)
  • End Date Various (please see below)
  • Day Various (please see below)
  • Times Various (please see below)
  • Fee £1,600.00
  • Reduced Fee None
Overview

This course is for those looking to gain a qualification and take the first steps to working in a professional kitchen. You do not need to have any experience or be working in the industry already, but must have a passion and drive towards a career as a Professional Chef. You will learn the skills of a Chef through practical and theory classes one day a week over the academic year.

Dates are as follows – 

Group 1 

Start Date End Date Day Time
09-Sep-19 29-Jun-20 Monday 09.00-17.00

Group 2 

Start Date End Date Day Time
10-Sep-19 30-Jun-20 Tuesday 09.00-17.00

What topics will I study?

During the programme you will cover both preparation and cooking methods involved with meat, fish, poultry and vegetables. You will also cover soups, stocks, sauces and hot and cold desserts. Your progress will be monitored through ongoing assessment and testing. There may be enrichment sessions offered throughout the course which could involve industry visits or guest speakers.

Next steps: 

This course is recognised in the catering industry and could lead to employment in the hospitality sector or offer a grounding for someone hoping to open their own business in the industry. You could also continue to study at Level 3.

 

Entry Requirements

No experience necessary, just lots of enthusiasm and a passion for catering and cooking required.

Facilities

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.

Additional Costs

*The course cost is £1600 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.

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