Professional Cookery City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 Diploma (Workplace)
This course will provide you with the skills that are required in a professional hospitality environment. It will also assist you in gaining employment in the exciting hospitality industry. You will learn how to build up on your basic food preparation, cooking and presentation skills to produce more complex dishes as well as have a greater understanding of the general running of a busy kitchen. This qualification is highly sought after in top quality restaurants, hotels, bars and eateries.
You must be working in the hospitality industry for a minimum of 30 hours per week, where you will be able to practice the skills learnt here at college. You will need to be supervising a small team of colleagues.
You will cover a wide range of skills required in the Hospitality industry including: preparation and cookery of complex soups, sauces, meat, game, fresh pasta, seafood and fish. You will learn how to set targets and review performance and learn how to comply with all legal requirements of the hospitality industry. You will also work towards a Level 2 Food Safety Certificate and Level 3 Technical Certificate.
Practical assessments, written assignments and written knowledge test papers.
Further study and career options
Successful candidates will be able to progress onto HND courses.
You will need to wear a suitable clean and pressed chefs uniform, safety shoes and have a knife set.
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans