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Professional Cookery Level 3 Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria

Course description

This course is for those who would like to further develop their catering skills, learning to create more complex dishes and increase their knowledge of advance cookery concepts that will help them gain employment in catering. The course is designed for those who wish to improve their skills to the level of a sous chef of pattissier. During the course you will learn about more specialist ingredients and methods including pastry-based dishes. You will prepare food that is served to the public at the college’s onsite training restaurant ‘Graduates’ during lunch and evening service. Students are also expected to obtain part time employment to practice their new skills. Maths and English will be at the core of your study programme. 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*-C or Level 2 Catering at Merit Grade or above with Technical Units and a One Day Work Placement (which college can help you secure)

Financial information

Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs.

Future opportunities

This course could lead to a job within the hospitality industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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