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Professional Chef (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a passion for food, enjoy cooking and are looking develop your basic skills as a chef.

You’ll learn professional cookery skills across a range of dishes, whilst getting a good foundation knowledge of key ingredients, food theory, food hygiene and health and safety in a kitchen environment. You will also learn waitering, barista and bar skills in our brand new commercial restaurant in the heart of Nottingham at our City Hub campus opening early 2021.

You can expect lots of hands on practical learning in our industry-standard training kitchens. You’ll work with experienced chefs who will teach you the basics while letting you be creative with your food inventions and develop you towards your goals.

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Location Date
Location to be confirmed
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course will start at another college campus and may move to the City Hub later in the year.

Start: 7th September 2020

Course code: C000226 / Q001329

Qualification

Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Chef

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grades 3–1 (D–G) or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an initial assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.

Assessment

Assessment is through practical tests and written assignments and short-answer questions.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study onto our Level 2 programme for professional chefs or perhaps go into an apprenticeship or employment as a trainee/commis chef or assistant caterer.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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