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Professional Cookery Level 3 Diploma at Accrington and Rossendale College

Course description

This nationally recognised qualification will open doors to a range of quality job opportunities nationally and internationally, as well as the opportunity to progress onto higher education. This qualification will allow you to develop your skills and knowledge; you will study the theoretical aspects of the course, undertaking practical assessments and theory tests.

Entry requirements

A Level 2 in Professional Cookery. We also expect enthusiasm and commitment to learn and a genuine interest in the hospitality industry. We will also take into account any relative industry experience.


Assessment will be through kitchen practical assessments and written portfolio work.

Financial information

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds.

This course will cost a maximum of £480 for learners aged 19 years old or above. This fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

Future opportunities

Gaining this Level 3 qualification will give you increased opportunities into securing employment and promotion within the industry. This will give you the option of progression onto an HNC in Hospitality Management or the Foundation Degree in Hospitality.

Further information

The Hospitality and Catering section is housed in the multi million pound Heartwood Centre in the centre of Accrington, the environment where you will study has been specially designed so that you can gain skills that employers are looking for. You will work in Roots Restaurant and will have the opportunity to gain experience in the commercial areas of conferences and functions. We provide a learning experience which is hands-on as well as theoretical in a College that has a long tradition of producing graduates who go on to work at the highest level in a range of premiere catering establishments.

You will be required to attend this venue according to timetable week over a ten month period to carry out practical and written assessments. College requires an 85% attendance to enable you to achieve.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Accrington and Rossendale College directly.

Last updated date: 15 January 2016
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