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Qualification name Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Vocational Training Charitable Trust
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date Flexible
Cost description This course is part of the Free Courses for Jobs offer and may be funded by the government for eligible adults. Check for eligibility at Free courses for jobs - GOV.UK (
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Advance your cookery skills and aim for a position of responsibility in the catering industry with this advanced-level catering qualification. The Level 3 in Advanced Professional Cookery offers a natural progression from Level 2. If you're already a chef, it's ideal for mastering advanced cookery skills. You develop supervisory, organisational, time-management and people skills and you learn how to work under pressure.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Applicants for a Level 3 programme will normally have a completed Level 2 qualification in Professional Cookery and a GCSE in Maths or English Language or Literature at grade C (4) or above. If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details. Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Find out what material you will need.

All students will need the College's specified Chef and Restaurant uniforms, Chef knives, including knife box, Safety footwear. These will be your personal property and will cost approximately £200.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment of your practical skills is continuous, and we test your theoretical knowledge too. Your tutor monitors your progress and offers advice and guidance so you achieve the most from your study. You learn primarily through practical sessions though there are theory sessions too.

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