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Professional Cookery Diploma VRQ Level 3
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
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 soups and sauces, meat, fish and vegetables, pastry and hot and cold 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.



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 and Exams


Where does this Lead

This course leads onto employment within the catering industry.


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.


Why study this course at The Sheffield College? 
The college has a vibrant atmosphere and the catering department has an international and national reputation for excellence. The facilities in the department are exceptional with bespoke, cutting edge kitchens that are the envy of the industry. You will become part of a highly disciplined and enthusiastic department which ensures students reach their full potential. This course is delivered by Masterchefs of Great Britain.


Extra Costs

You are required to purchase some specialist equipment before the start of the course. 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

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