Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Catering & hospitality | City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery - Level 3

Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: West Durrington Campus Entry requirements: Applicants should be employed in, or have experience of, the catering industry or have completed the Level 2 qualification. Applicants will be invited to interview. Qualification: City & Guilds NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery Level 3 Awarding Body: C&G

Why this course?

Enhance your skills learnt from the Level 2, whilst learning new techniques and discovering new skills.

This advanced course will help you to develop your skills for a career in a professional kitchen or hospitality environment to secure a role as a commis chef. 

You will learn new techniques for preparing dishes that enable you to work on different sections within a restaurant, hotel or cafe kitchen.

You will also prepare and cook food for our onsite restaurant based at our West Durrington campus.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
FE0173-1C 10 Sep 2019 West Durrington 1pm - 9pm 1 Year £1,672.50 Apply

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Potential
Careers

Potential Careers

Baker or flour confectioner

Typical Tasks:

  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 1.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £14,255

AVERAGE £17,141

POTENTIAL £23,712

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing

Chef

Typical Tasks:

  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 3.7% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £14,216

AVERAGE £16,887

POTENTIAL £24,492

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Writing

Cook

Typical Tasks:

  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

Available opportunities 5.5% Rise in employment is expected by 2020 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £14,372

AVERAGE £16,712

POTENTIAL £22,581

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Writing
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