Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Catering & Hospitality - Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

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Course Code: FE0259-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Start Date: September 2019 Qualification: City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3 Awarding Body: C&G

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.

You will also have the opportunity to enter regional cookery competitions, cater for community events and work with celebrity chefs.

Entry requirements

To join this course, you must have successfully completed the Level 2 course in Professional Cookery.

Entry requirements

Course content

• Developing recipes

• Designing menus

• Food hygiene and safety

• 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

Further study

After Level 3, you may be able to progress to a university level course, including the Brighton MET Foundation Degrees in Food & Culinary Arts or Hospitality & Event Management. 

Future careers

• Chef de partie

• Sous chef

• Head chef

• Caterer

• Restaurant manager

• Hospital cook

• Bartender

• Front of house

Further study and careers
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