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Professional Cookery - Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at Easton & Otley College

Course description

The training programme develops comprehensive skills and knowledge to a high level suitable for a professional kitchen. The course is made up of a series of practical and theory based units depending on where you work. Delivery is through teaching, support and assessment directly in the workplace.

Suitable For: Those who are working in a professional kitchen environment

Course content

Programme Structure

The apprenticeship framework is made up of different nationally recognised qualifications. Including: 

  • Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
Course Content Includes
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex dishes using a range ingredients and methods
  • Supervising Kitchen Operations
  • Produce Healthier Dishes
  • Manage the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
  • Manage food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food

Entry requirements

  • Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability.
  • Entrants must have the ability to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics and be able to manage the requirements of a Level 3 vocational qualification.
  • Apprentices need to be employed in a professional kitchen for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.

Future opportunities

Apprentices have the opportunity to progress within their employment to further their experience and knowledge. Apprentices could also progress onto further study at level 3 and above by undertaking Higher Management Training at the College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016

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