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Starts:
2018/2019  
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Level:
Area:
Catering & Hospitality 
Course Code:
CFDCD1 
 
Entry Requirements
  • A Level 2 Catering qualification and Functional Skills at a minimum of Level 1.
  • If you are a mature student without the entry qualifications, we will consider your application and invite you in for an interview.
 
 

Professional Cookery Diploma VRQ Level 3

This course leads you through all aspects of advanced kitchen, larder, production and patisserie work. It will allow you to develop a broad range of practical culinary skills that will equip you for the rigours of the modern kitchen environment. An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated with a desire to learn and is passionate about gastronomy.


About the Course

You will learn advanced skills in the preparation, cooking and finishing of various dishes, ranging from fish and meat to desserts. There will an opportunity to develop advanced decorating techniques and a unit on fermented dough.

In the theory lessons you will learn about working effectively with others, health and safety and explore new ideas and flavours through the gastronomy unit. You will be able to participate in Masterclass demonstrations.


Key Units

Key Areas of Study

You will cover the preparation, cooking and finishing of:
  • Soups and sauces
  • Vegetables
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Pastry
  • Hot and cold desserts



Entry Requirements

  • A Level 2 Catering qualification and Functional Skills at a minimum of Level 1.
  • If you are a mature student without the entry qualifications, we will consider your application and invite you in for an interview.


Assessment

  • Practical Assessment
  • Exams


Where does this Lead

Following this course you may wish to undertake a further qualification in order to specialise in a particular area e.g. Patisserie

This course is an excellent way to prepare yourself for employment within the catering industry, and many students find work in professional kitchens.


Tell Me More

What else will I gain? 
You may have the opportunity to dine at a Michelin star restaurant. You are encouraged to enter national and international competitions and are mentored throughout the process by any one of our Master Chefs of Great Britain who teach in the department.


Extra Costs

You are required to purchase some specialist equipment before the start of the course (such as uniforms), the approximate cost of which is £110. The College will give you more information on this before you start your course. 

Those in financial hardship can apply for help from the college’s Learner Support Fund.


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