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Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Professional Cookery (Part Time)

Course Level: 

Level 3

Job opportunities after this course: 

Completion of this course could lead to one of the following destinations - Commis Chef/Chef de Partie/ Catering Assistant.

Overview of the course: 

Practical activities include preparing, cooking and serving of complex dishes in a busy kitchen environment. The dishes are varied in content and alter on a regular basis. Students will also be involved in designing and preparing for a variety of menus. Assessment takes place via written course work and written, unitised test papers. There is also regular practical observations in the kitchen.

Entry requirements: 

NVQ Level 2.

Entry onto any course at East Durham College is subject to final approval from the Assistant Principal. Where relevant, the term ‘entry requirements’ also includes DBS checks, references, fitness to practice, etc.

Our entry requirements are in place to support our students in achieving the qualifications they have chosen to study. Following changes in the assessment and grading of GCSE’s as a result of Covid-19, all new full-time students will be regularly assessed by East Durham College at an early stage in their study programme. This is to ensure that students are enrolled onto courses which suit their abilities – following assessment, there may be occasions when learners are transferred to a relevant course at a higher or lower level in order to ensure they are enrolled onto the right course for them to achieve success.

Topics: 

Healthy Eating, Food Culture, Health , Safety and Food Hygiene, Food Allergies.

How is the course assessed?: 

Written course work and kitchen observations, Underpinning knowledge papers.

Further study options after this course: 

Level 4 Management/ Supervisory.

Length of the course: 

1 year, part time.

Campus: 

Peterlee Campus

When does the course start: 

September 2021

Fees: 

Fees for this course are;

Free if you are under the age of 19 on the 31st August 2021

Loan funded. Contact us for details of how to apply for an Adult Learner loan, which you won’t have to start repaying until you earn over £25,725 per annum.

Alternatively you may self fund the course. If you need to pay fees they are:

£3345.00

*you must have been a legal resident of the UK/EU for the last 3 years

City & Guilds Group Bursaries
C&G run their own bursary programme to help people who are financially unable to complete one of their qualifications. They award bursaries twice a year for people who wish to study for a City & Guilds qualification, but lack the funds. Their bursaries are grants that cover costs arising as a result of taking one of their qualifications which can include course and/or exam fees, learning materials, travel and childcare. For more detail on the criteria and how to apply, please visit https://www.cityandguildsgroup.com/bursaries

*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (19 Jan 2021 09:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

How to apply: 

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