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.
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.
111 Canal Street
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000226 / Q001329
Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Chef
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 is through practical tests and written assignments and short-answer questions.
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.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.