Catering & Hospitality | Diploma in Professional Cookery | Level 3
Why this course?
Learn advanced skills and techniques for the fine dining restaurant, including preparing and constructing complex dishes, as well as canapés and cocktails.
This course is mainly practical, working within our production and training kitchens.You will have input on designing menus and the units you wish to take to achieve the qualification. Working with experienced chef lecturers, the course is aimed at extending you to achieve your full potential, creating diverse and interesting dishes. You are encouraged to work in local hospitality kitchens and, if you wish, you can become a programme-led apprentice.
Our popular fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and industrial kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in the catering and hospitality industry.
You will also have the opportunity to enter regional cookery competitions, cater for community events and work with celebrity chefs.
To join this course, you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery or have significant industry experience.
GCSE English and maths are also required.
Course topics include:
- Developing recipes
- Designing menus
- Food hygiene and safety
- Exploring gastronomy and advanced techniques
- Regional competitions
Why this course at the MET?
- Popular public restaurant
- Industry-standard refurbished kitchens
- Opportunities to work with celebrity chefs
- Visits to hotels and restaurants
- Themed evenings, community and charity events
Further study and careers
After Level 3, you may wish to continue your studies, start an apprenticeship or seek employment.
• Chef de partie
• Sous chef
• Head chef
UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying. More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.