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.
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. 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 24 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 Lifetime Skills Guarantee programme has created new opportunities for adults, aged 24 and over, to access fully funded full-time learning.
For more information, view our Funded Courses for Over 24s page.
If you are aged 16-18 or 19-23 without having achieved a Level 3 qualification, you will also be eligible for full funding.
111 Canal Street
Start: 6th September 2021
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 – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) 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 and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
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.