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Professional Chefs L3

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2020

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    A4679

Start Date

  • September 2020, Full Time

Summary

This qualification is for you if you are 16 or over and are working towards becoming a chef in a professional kitchen. You are likely to have previous experience and/or a relevant level 3 qualification in cookery, which this qualification will build on. On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment or higher qualifications:

  • Higher education
  • Level 4 Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Level 4 Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship.

Qualification structure: Units covered

Supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
The principles of food safety supervision for catering
Practical gastronomy
Advanced skills and techniques in producing vegetable and vegetarian dishes
Advanced skills and techniques in producing meat dishes
Advanced skills and techniques in producing poultry and game dishes
Advanced skills and techniques in producing fish and shellfish
Produce fermented dough and batter products
Produce petits fours
Produce paste products
Produce hot cold and frozen desserts
Produce biscuit cake and sponges
Food product development

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery

Objective

This course allows candidates to practice and develop their skills. In addition it can be used as a preparation for developing a specialism, such as becoming a specialist in one specific area of the catering Industry i.e. Pastry or Kitchen chef.

Assessment

Practical and theory assessments

  • 8 individual practical tasks throughout the year.
  • 2 multiple practical tasks assessments at the end of the year: 1 in Kitchen/ larder and 1 in pastry
  • Nine underpinning knowledge short answer tests.

Progression

This qualification is designed to help you enter employment with higher level of responsibility or at a more prestigious establishment. On completion of this qualification candidates may progress into employment or higher qualifications:

  • Higher education
  • Level 4 Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Level 4 Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship.

Career Progression

You may have the opportunity to undertake further learning, such as:

  • Higher education
  • Level 4 Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Level 4 Hospitality Manager Apprenticeship.

Fees

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.