Professional Cookery (Adult) L3 Diploma

Did you know, according to IBIS world, the market size of the Catering Services industry is expected to increase 165.3% in 2022.

Are you looking to gain a catering qualification to support a job application or looking to start a career in the catering industry?

This course is for you if you have experience in the industry (and likely to have already achieved a Level 2 qualification) and wish to study at an advanced level on a part time basis.




Level 3

Course Type



Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
60678-01 18/09/23 28/06/24 Tbc 09:30 14:30 £3345

What will I study?

Candidates will be introduced to various products used within professional kitchens and will study a wide range of topics such as meat, poultry, fish, bread, and desserts. Candidates will also develop their supervisory skills in a live environment.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

You will be required to demonstrate a good level of English in both written and communication skills, in line with the level of the course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the duration of the course by the chef lecturer.

You will be provided with learning packs, online materials and tutor support to cover the theory section of the course.

Knowledge assessments are gained with test papers for each individual unit

What qualification will I achieve?

Level 3 Professional Cookery Diploma (NVQ)

What can I do after completing this course?

With an NVQ3, and suitable experience, you might move on to such jobs as head chef, supervisor or be appointed to a trainee or junior management role.

Opportunities will be available in all areas of the catering industry.

You could also use this qualification as entry to university to study such degrees as Hospitality Management and Event Management.

Are there any extra costs?

If you do not already have chef whites and knifes, you will be required to purchase them. We provide a competitively priced kit and uniform for you to purchase- more details are provided at interview

If you require any financial advice or guidance, please contact our Student Services department.

Additional Info

You will be challenged with entrepreneurial skills within our commercial outlets. Along with this there will be opportunities for trips, visits and guest speakers to help widen your knowledge and understanding of your chosen career.

You will be required to set aside some time for self directed study for theory based subjects