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Professional Cookery - Kitchen & Larder NVQ Level 3 at Waltham Forest College

Course description

This Professional Cookery NVQ Level 3 course is designed to provide advanced level food preparation and cooking skills to those qualified at Level 2, or for those who are already employed within the industry and are looking to progress to a supervisory role

Course content

Unit 302 Develop productive working relationships with colleagues
Unit 303 Contribute to the control of resources
Unit 203 Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food 
Unit 330 Ensure food safety practices are followed in the preparation and serving of food and drink
Unit 337 Cook and finish complex fish dishes
Unit 339 Cook and finish complex meat dishes
Unit 340 Cook and finish complex poultry dishes
Unit 342 Cook and finish complex vegetable dishes
Unit 343 Prepare, cook and finish complex hot sauces

Optional Units (to discuss at interview)

Unit 346 Prepare, cook and finish complex bread and dough products
Unit 347 Prepare, cook and finish complex cakes, sponges, biscuits and scones
Unit 348 Prepare, cook and finish complex pastry products
Unit 354 Prepare, cook and finish complex hot desserts
Unit 355 Prepare cook and finish complex cold desserts
Unit 356 Produce sauces, fillings and coatings for complex dessert

Entry requirements

Must have achieved NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
Interview and assessment


Knowledge questions

Future opportunities

Progression to a Foundation Degree in Culinary Arts or employment in the industry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford