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Diploma in Professional Cookery - Level 3

Overview

In this course you will study a range of practical and theoretical units to develop your skills and prepare you for employment in establishments which offer fine dining and complex menus. Upon completion of this course you will have the knowledge and experience to work in the catering business.

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Entry requirements

GCSEs in English and maths with at least grade 4/C and a Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, or extensive industry experience.

You will need to attend an interview with the tutor before being accepted on to the course. You may also need to supply at least one written reference from a teacher or employer (in some cases two) and/or your current school or college report.

Mature students (those aged 21 or over) who do not have the qualifications required for entry may still be eligible, subject to an interview. Relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject you wish to study may be acceptable for certain courses.

Start dates and fees

Uniform will be required.

How long is the course?

One year.

Location

What will I study?

Have access to industry-standard equipment and facilities.
Train under the guidance of qualified chefs.
Gain important team-work skills which are essential in a busy food environment.

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

What can I go on to study?

  • University-level qualification in a related area
  • Employment

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Next steps

Enrol on this course

For more information, please contact us on 0808 100 3626 or email enquiries@wnc.ac.uk

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Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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