Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)

Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking)

This programme is designed for those who wish to further their skill base at an advanced level. You will also begin to learn kitchen supervisory skills and promote your chef career. The course will cover theoretical and practical knowledge of the following maintain food safety, prepare and cook complex fish, meat and poultry dishes, prepare, cook and present complex soups, sauces, canapes and cold dressings.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Hospitality and Catering
  • Qualification City and Guilds NVQ Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length 36 weeks
  • Start Date 12-Sep-19
  • End Date 02-Jul-20
  • Day Thursday
  • Times 9:00-18:00
  • Fee £1600.00*
  • Reduced Fee None
  • Course Code JYPKITC0/9/1
Overview

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

Next steps: 

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

Entry Requirements

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

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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