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Part-time Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery

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Part-time Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery Available for Enquiries
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Course Details
Location Wakefield City Campus
Level Level 3
Start Date September
Duration 1 year
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Offering Code DPL3PFC1D000
Course Overview

These employer approved qualifications provide quality employability skills for the hospitality sector. Specifically this qualification will you the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a professional cooking environment producing complex dishes.

This qualification is ideal for someone wishing to further their career within the hospitality industry into a supervisor role or for someone within the industry wishing to develop existing skills by gaining a formal qualification potentially improving their employability.

What you will Study

The qualification consists of three mandatory Units: -

Develop productive working relationships with colleagues
Maintain food safety when storing preparing and cooking food
Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment

Optional units include;

 Prepare, cook and finish fish for complex dishes
 Prepare, cook and finish meat for complex dishes
 Prepare, cook and finish poultry for complex dishes
 Prepare, cook and finish vegetables for complex dishes
 Prepare, cook and finish complex bread and dough products
 Prepare, cook and finish complex pastry products
 Prepare, cook and finish complex hot desserts
 Prepare, cook and finish complex cold desserts

How you will Learn Practical based work will be undertaken in a production kitchen (Realistic Work Environment). Underpinning knowledge will be undertaken in the classroom theory classes and in support workshops.
Course Structure Classroom based: 20%
Practical work: 80%
How you will be Assessed

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. Your assessor will provide guidance on how to complete the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement and understanding of the knowledge required to successfully complete this qualification.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:

* Observed work
*Witness statements
* Written questions
* Oral questions
* Written workbooks

Entry Requirements

L2 Qualification in Professional Cookery

In certain circumstances proven industry may negate the need for a Level 2 qualification.

A pre-entry interview will be required and will assess your ability to manage the course.

Attendance Expectations One day per week in college.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23:


Additional Course Costs

Uniform fees will be around £120, this includes chefs whites and knife set.

For more detailed information on financial support and fees for students aged 19+ contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.

Further Study

On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; Qualifications you could progress to include:

HNC Level 4 in Hospitality

Career Opportunities

This qualification will boost your career within the Hospitality & Catering industry.

You may wish to seek employment as:

Chef de Partie
Demi Chef de Partie
Sous Chef

How to Apply

Please complete part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details For further details please contact Mark Fulton on 01924 789371 or or contact Course Information on 01924 789111.
Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Hospitality & Catering
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59576
Website Ref (W) MTE8UB1OPG
Information last amended: 29 June 2022 15:01

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