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Hospitality and Catering - Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery - Kitchen and Larder or Pastry and Confectionary level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

On the course you will develop more complex skills in food preparation and cooking to allow you to work as a chef de partie in a hospitality business, whether it is in a hotel, restaurant or other catering outlet.

Course content

It is particularly relevant if you are looking to advance to the positions of sous chef and head chef, particularly in a fine-dine environment.

You will train in the college’s new kitchens, leading sections under the guidance of the chef lecturer, and will have the opportunity design your own menu and be head chef at your own event.

Theory lessons support your practical classes, including:

  • the preparation and cooking of meat, fish, poultry,
  • hot and cold desserts and confections,
  • food storage, health and hygiene,
  • teamwork.

Additional units may include the preparation and cooking of game, shellfish or decorative pieces. You can take either the kitchen and larder route, the pastry and confectionary route or both together.

Entry requirements

An appropriate level 2 qualification and English and maths at grade C and above or equivalent or an initial assessment indicated that you are working at level 2 and you are able to achieve level 2 English and level 1 maths within one year. In exceptional circumstances, acceptance may be based on industry acquired skills and experience backed by references and skills testing.


With observation by chef lecturers, a portfolio of evidence and online, short answer, end of unit testing.

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

You could progress on to higher education or seek further employment.

Further information
01484 437070

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 08 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September


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