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Professional Cookery C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This qualification builds on the skill and knowledge acquired at Level 2 and prepares candidates for employment or further study. Units for the qualification include: Investigate the hospitality & catering industry, Food safety in catering, Health & Safety in catering & hospitality, Healthier foods & special diets in catering, Catering operations, costs & menu planning, Applying workplace skills, Prepare & cook food by a variety of cooking methods, Produce various patisserie products.

Course content

Level 3 is a continuation of the level 2 qualification. This will reinforce and develop skills in food preparation and cooking for customers within the College's Apple Tree restaurant. As a level 3 student, the expectation is that you will run the kitchen along side the lecturer in charge. Duties can include menu development, writing theme nights, food orders, allergen awareness, and supervising all level 1 and 2 students within the class in preparation for a supervisory role within the industry. During your time as a level 3 student, you will have the opportunity to partake in two weeks work experience in Europe.

Entry requirements

Level 2 qualification or relevant experience.


NVQs are competence - based qualifications. Practical skills are continually assessed in the college realistic working environment. Underpinning knowledge is assessed by paper based testing. Completed portfolios are assessed by College tutors and submitted to the External Verifier appointed by City and Guilds.

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

Level 4 Kitchen and Hospitality management course at University or employment into the industry.

Further information

All students are expected to work towards a grade C GCSE in maths & English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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