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Catering Diploma in Professional Cookery

Entry Requirements:
A range of D-E grades plus an interest in catering. Students who do not have English and Maths at grade C/4 or above will be required to study these alongside.

Why Should You Take This Course?
Are you interested in becoming the next Jamie Oliver or Angela Hartnett? Do you want to have a career in Hospitality or Catering which is one of the biggest employment sectors in the country? Our courses are suitable for anyone with a passion and interest in working in this dynamic sector. The Professional Diploma enables you to develop the skills necessary for a career in this field. The teaching will take place in our brand new professional facilities.


Course content
You will complete a variety of units covering all aspects of catering which may include:
- Preparing and cooking stocks, soups and sauces
- Preparing and cooking fruit and vegetables
- Preparing and cooking meat and offal
- Preparing and cooking fish and shellfish
- Preparing and cooking pasta, grains and rice
- Preparing and cooking desserts, puddings and bakery products
- Healthier eating and special diets
- Food safety
- Health and safety
- Investigating the hospitality industry

How will i be assessed?
The cookery units of this course are assessed by means of timed tests / the cooking of individual dishes. Other types of assessment methods include research assignments, short answer written questions and small projects and presentations.

Are there any special expenses?
Students will need a uniform which can be purchased through the college.


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post