This is a FAST-TRACK, one year intensive programme, designed to develop advanced culinary skills & knowledge,as well as fundamental supervisory techniques, and is fully endorsed by the Craft Guild of Chefs.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you could progress onto Higher Education or full-time employment.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths grades, or have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.  Additionally the successful completion of a relevant Level 2 industry related qualification in Food Preparation & Cooking.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
HGL3FD003D 08/09/2021 N/A £200.00 £1425.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year.  You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)

Associated Costs 

Click here to download the current expected uniform list  If you already have a kit, the minimum requirement is a College logo jacket, and the small blue-checked trousers.

For progressing students there is a Top Up Uniform list for replacement/additional items

Course content

Course Content 

Units you will study include:

  • The principles of food safety supervision for Catering
  • Supervision skills in the professional kitchen
  • Cook & finish complex vegetable and vegetarian dishes
  • Prep, Cook & finish complex meat dishes
  • Prep, Cook & finish complex poultry dishes
  • Prep, Cook & finish complex fish & shellfish dishes

(Units are subject to change)

More info

Start Day/Time 

Wednesday/Thursday 9.30am to 8.30pm TBC

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hospitality and Catering

More about the course 

This course is intensive and requires dedication. You may be required to attend additional course related trips/ seminars that are outside the normal course hours. (suficient notice will be given as appropriate)

Subject to your progression, you may be required to attend more developmental sessions to ensure you succeed.

'Active research' will be required to support your learning.

 

 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body 

City & Guilds