NVQ level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

NVQ level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

Course Information

Free* Level 3 Course
Cambridge Campus, 05/09/2022
Level: 3
Start Date: 05/09/2022
End Date:28/06/2023
Days: VAR
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 18 Month(s)
Code: CQ5DPCL3
Type: Part Time
Fees: £3500.00
About the Course

Our Professional Cookery are developed by the hospitality industry and delivered through City & Guilds qualifications. Suitable for both new recruits or your existing members of staff who want to train as a chef whether that be learning how to cook on a large scale for institutions like the NHS or armed forces to working in all sorts of kitchens, from fine-dining to chain restaurants to gastro-pubs. With a wide range of optional units, the course can be tailored to your staff's job role and your business requirements.
Benefits to the Employer
• Low cost, value-added training
• Motivated and well-trained staff with essential skills
• Enhanced staff morale
• Greater employee retention rates
• Improved efficiency and productivity
• Your staff will receive relevant industry training that can have an immediate impact on your business. Practical Element: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery (Preparation and Cooking).
Mandatory Units:
• Develop productive working relationships with colleagues
• Maintain health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
• Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food.

Supported with an extensive range of optional units to choose from, to tailor to the business requirements.

For Level 3 Professional Cookery candidates should have completed a similar Level 2 qualification and be working in an environment that produces suitable menu items.
Candidates will be interviewed as part of the admissions process which will include screening and a trade assessment.

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be interviewed as part of the admissions process which will include screening and a trade assessment.
Ideally, candidates should have three GCSEs at Grade 4 or higher, in English, maths and one other subject.
Candidates must hold a contract of employment.
In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcome of an initial assessment and interview.


Learners will be assessed in the workplace using a variety of methods including observation, questioning, professional discussions, witness testimonials and candidate work products and statements.

These qualifications are delivered in the workplace and required to attend day release at College, to support embedding skills and technical development.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, some details may be subject to change. Cambridge Regional College reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient.

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