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Professional Cookery City and Guilds Level 3 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course is designed to provide the student with advanced methods, production and presentation of a variety of industry skills, including complex stove operations and kitchen/larder techniques. It also includes skills based on bakery, pastry and decorative items used on restaurant menus.

Course content

On the course you will study Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional cookery and Functional Skills/GCSE'S at an appropriate level. Other opportunities include competition work.

Entry requirements

Level 2 qualification in Food and Beverage service, 2 C's and 2D's GCSE or 18 months industry experience.


Throughout the course you will build up a portfolio of evidence of your professional cookery skills and knowledge and take part in practical assessments. It will also be delivered by theory classes with written assessments.

Financial information

A full Chefs Uniform set (a full list will be provided), a set of Chefs knives, a probe, and relevant text/study books.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

You will be able to follow a career in a professional kitchen in an industry that is still maintaining growth. Further study could include Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and leadership or Level 4 Higher Professional Diploma in Hospitality and Catering.

Further information

One year, full-time. This will include a minimum of one night working in our College restaurant.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: F0013
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