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Professional Chefs — Level 3 Advanced Diploma

Course information

The Catering and Hospitality sector is without doubt one of the fastest growing industries in the UK with a vast amount of employment opportunities.
The need for skilled chef’s increases annually and having a Level 3 Professional Chefs Diploma will be the benchmark for most employers. Such qualified chefs are expected to perform at the highest level consistently in an often busy and challenging kitchen environment.
The ability to work at this level requires, commitment, dedication and a passion to produce dish items to a high standard. This requires, enthusiasm, high energy, methodical working and organisational skills and the ability to take responsibility when needed.
Advanced Professional Chef student’s will gain work experience with a college approved employer.


Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery

This course leads to...

Progression opportunities on successful completion of the course would be Higher Education study at Management Level 4 and Level 5 HNC/HND
Career opportunities for Advanced Professional Chefs is unlimited, whether it be in Hotel and Restaurants, Contract Catering, Welfare Catering, Event Catering to name a few. A demanding, yet rewarding career that has endless travel opportunities both within the UK and internationally.

Entry Requirements

Minimum entry requirements are GCSE grades F-G or above in English and Maths, or achievement of Entry 3 in the College online initial assessment tests in English and Maths. It is desirable to have a reasonable level of ICT. This course is suitable for 16-18 students and mature learners. You will also be subject to interview. At interview we expect you to be enthusiastic and passionate about food. Please bring any GCSE results or predicted grades, plus any other qualifications you might have gained.


Why study with us?

You will be taught by leading industry experts in their field who have a wealth of knowledge and skills to pass onto you. The college also offer a wide range of enrichment opportunities for you to develop your skills further these will be guest chef nights where you will get the opportunity to work alongside Michelin starred chefs producing some amazing tasting food, we have a visitor economy week were top chefs from the city come in and give master classes; butchery demonstration from our meat supplier, molecular gastronomy from our lecturers or you will visit some of the hotels in the area to see what they have to offer you. We have exciting competitions that you can be part of, these will be internal and external national competitions, many of our students have gone on to win in heats of competitions such as ‘North West Young Chef of the Year’ some have gone on to appear on ‘Great British Menu’ representing the North West. So as you can see this is not just a career choice it’s a life skill that will stick with you forever and you will develop to be the best chef and pastry chef in the industry.
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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via applications@liv-coll.ac.uk or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.
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Overview

Course ID: 163399

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year



Fees

If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.



Fee for21/22 is 3345.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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