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Culinary Skills City College Norwich Hotel School Diploma to a Level 3 Standard

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    Level 3

  • Start Date
    September 2024

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2024, Part Time


The City College Cookery School Advanced Diploma. Designed as a progression from the Diploma course for those wishing to further develop their cookery skills and tackle some more complex dishes and techniques.

This course is a 33 week, 3 term part time evening course.

Perfect for the learner looking to:

  • Change career
  • Broaden their range of recipes
  • Launch own catering business
  • Find employment in a cafe, bistro, pub
  • Cook for private clients
  • Cook in a school or care home

Candidates need to have completed the diploma course or similar, or have some experience and a passion for cooking.

During the 33 week course candidates will:


  • Essential skills for a lifetime of confident cooking, using classic and modern techniques
  • Develop their kitchen techniques, and different cooking styles.
  • Kitchen time planning and costing
  • Menu planning.
  • Food hygiene and safety
  • Allergen awareness
  • Knife skills


  • Comforting classics
  • Modern and traditional dishes
  • A variety of International dishes.
  • With imagination, passion and enjoyment
    You will be asked to bring in some of the ingredients each week.
    Course details: You will attend college one evening per week , evening yet to be decided but will be Monday - Thursday evenings, 6-9pm

Entry Requirements

Commitment to learning and interest in the subject area.


Candidates will be formally assessed at the end of each term. Each assessment will involve a researched written section to be completed in own time, in conjunction with a practical cooking assessment.

Candidates will receive a pass, merit or distinction at the end of the course.


No formal progression



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