NVQ Advanced Professional Cookery (Level 3 City & Guilds NVQ Diploma) — Full-time
This course is perfect you love to cook, have a creative flair and want to further develop your cooking skills to move into a supervisory role within a professional kitchen.
You’ll learn advanced cookery techniques, and combine interesting ingredients and flavours to create new dishes and menus. You’ll also learn supervisory skills as well as further developing your knowledge of food hygiene and health and safety within the catering and hospitality industry.
There is some theory content included in this course but it is mainly worked around building a logbook.
You can expect to put your skills into practice by supervising a small team in one of our commercial outlets, serving lunches and a variety of dinner menus to a wide range of customers as well as gaining real work experience in our brand new Fletcher's Restaurant in the city centre.
You will experience industry work placements and meet with professional and renowned chefs to learn from the best. There’s lots of hands-on cooking time, plus time spent researching and learning the theory of catering.
Aged 19 or over?
If you don't already hold a Level 3 qualification (equivalent to at least two A Levels, or a Level 3 vocational qualification), you can now study this course fully funded!
The Government’s new National Skills Fund programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 19 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.
For more information, view our Funded Courses for Over 19s page.
If you are aged 16-18 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.
How to apply for this course
Apply online to start in 2023/24.
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111 Canal Street
Start: Monday 4th September 2023
Course code: C024363 / Q024364
Level 3 City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery
You'll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A-C) including English Language and Maths, one of which must be at grades 9-4 or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths. You can also gain a place by having a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English Language and maths, one of which must be at grades 9-4.
Relevant industry experience may also be considered.
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Choose to follow with employment as a chef in a restaurant, hotel, public sector catering business, or you could move into a related field within the hospitality industry, perhaps exploring options to study at degree level too.
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.