T level Professional Catering
- September 2023, Full Time
This 2 year qualification is for you if you are 16 or over and are working towards becoming a chef in a professional kitchen or Kitchen management.
UCAS points are attached and has a value equivalent to 3 A levels upon completion of the 2 year programme.
There is a mandatory Industry placement of 315 hours to complete within the programme of study
Other core unit content will include:
- Legal and social responsibilities
- Financial control and business in the commercial kitchen
- Soups and sauces
- Fruit and veg
- Meat and offal
- Poultry and Game
- Fish and shellfish
- Rice, pasta, grains
- Desserts and puddings
- Pastry products
- Biscuits, cakes and sponges
- Health and safety
Why Our College?
Award Winning Facilities
Our Debut Restaurant holds a AA Gold Standard Accreditation – the highest level a training restaurant can achieve – and is seen as an example of best practice in the UK.
Our students gain the skills required to progress on to some of the most notable destinations including The Savoy and The Ritz.
Catering for the Royal Family
Our students have catered for The Queen at Sandringham House, The Earl of Wessex and The Duchess of Cambridge.
5 GCSEs at grades 4 -9 must include English, Maths and science
Candidates are invited to attend an informal interview and provide a reference.
Externally set theory exam, and Externally set practical synoptic assignment. Mandatory Employer involvement
Progression on to University to study Hospitality management/Culinary Arts is a progression possibility or Level 4 Senior Chef in Culinary Arts Apprenticeship (following a period of employment as a Chef de Partie).
The successful completion of this qualification could lead to the position of chef de Partie in a fine dining establishment for example in a Restaurant, hotel, pub, Bistro or contract catering sector.
If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop. Please check our Finance pages for information on loans, bursaries, fee information and student travel offers that are available. Please be aware that there will be an additional fee for uniform and equipment.