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Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery - Level 3

This study programme is for those learners who wish to focus their career on becoming a chef in the hospitality industry.

It is designed to help you enter employment with a higher level of responsibility or at a prestigious establishment and is structured to enable you to work with a wide range of commodities in the preparation, cooking and presentation of dishes in a professional kitchen.

  • What topics/modules are covered?

    You will study a range of subject areas including:

    • Legal and social responsibilities
    • Financial control in the commercial kitchen
    • Soups and sauces
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Meat and offal
    • Poultry
    • Fish and shellfish
    • Rice, pasta and grains
    • Desserts and puddings
    • Pastry products
    • Biscuits, cakes and sponges
    • Breads
    • Chocolate

  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to qualify for this course, you will need:

    • 5 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above or a related Level 2 qualification

    Entry to all courses are subject to a successful interview, a satisfactory reference from your school or employer and evidence that you will be a committed student.

  • What can I do if I complete this course?

    • University
    • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
    • Employment

  • Career Path

    • Chef
    • Food Stylist
    • Baker

  • What qualification will I gain?

    Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Professional Cookery.

  • How many days of the week will I be studying?

    3 days.

  • Duration

    1 year.

  • Where will I be based?

    The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.

  • Who is the awarding body?

    City & Guilds.

  • OfferingID

    86355

  • Cost

    Aged 16-18 Aged 19-23 and 1st full level 3 Aged 19+ Loan
    Free Free £3,375

    Financial Support

    If you are aged 19+ you may be eligible for financial support to cover the cost of the course and/or travel, childcare and equipment expenses. Click here to find out more.

  • Disclaimer

    We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.

Last modified on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:54

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.

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