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Food Production and Cooking Intermediate Apprenticeship at Derby College

Course description

This course develops your skills at producing a wide variety of dishes. Learners will also develop their maths and English skills and complete a technical certificate.

Course content

Your framework will include the Intermediate Diploma in Food Production and Cooking, 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 to be in relevant employment for at least 6 months and a minimum of maths and English at D-G.

It is essential that candidates show commitment to meeting deadlines.


You will be assessed through a wide range of methods, including practical observation/ assessments, online testing, theory sessions, and the preparation of a portfolio.

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

Future opportunities

Further Study
You could consider taking your skills to the next level with the Advanced Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery.

You can use your qualification to progress your career into roles such as chef, chef de partie, sous chef or catering supervisor.

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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