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Professional Cookery Advanced Apprenticeship at Derby College

Course description

This qualification will appeal to a young person working within a hospitality role and will give them the skills to supervise and manage others. The qualification enables them to further their careers in a vibrant and exciting sector which offers many opportunities in hotels, restaurants, leisure centres, pubs, cruise ships and instore catering, to name but a few.

Students will also develop their skills in maths and English to support their main programme of study, help their future progression and enhance their life skills.

Course content

Your framework will include the Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery, Certificate in Hospitality and Catering – Professional Cookery, a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 1. You will develop your maths and English skills to support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of GCSEs at grades A-C in English and Maths.

You must have opportunities for working in a supervisory capacity within your workplace: several of the units require you to evaluate your performance when supervising staff and for them to evaluate your performance.


You will be assessed on the job where you will be given a dedicated mentor to support and guide you through your qualification.

Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

Future opportunities

This qualification will enable you to progress your career in the hospitality industry or to advance to degree level studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derby College directly.

Last updated date: 31 March 2016

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