This course is perfect if you have a passion for food, enjoy cooking and 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 award winning Adams Restaurant in the heart of the Lace Market.
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.
Start: 9th September 2019
Course code: C000226 / Q001329
Level 1 Diploma in Professional Chefs
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grade 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, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!
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