Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery
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This part-time course is ideal if you want to become a highly skilled professional chef. You will learn modern cookery skills helping you to gain successful employment when you complete the course.
What do I need to get on the course?
You must be employed and have a professional approach to food preparation and cookery.
Where does it lead?
Foundation Degree in Hospitality Management or employment.
How will I learn?
You will be spend about 70% of your training in state-of-the-art purpose built training kitchens. Half of that time will be spent in our fully functioning commercial restaurant, Open Kitchen, Bar & Restaurant where you will be expected to supervise and command a team to successfully run an operational kitchen.
How will the learning be examined or assessed?
To achieve your NVQ, you...
Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, N1 6HQ
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What you'll learn on the course
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Where do I go if I have further questions?
Prospective students can contact the course information team on 020 7613 9123. Or, you can email them: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much will it cost?
Don’t worry about the cost of learning! We can help and advise you.
For 16-18 year-olds, your tuition will be free and you may be able to get discounted travel with Transport for London student travel cards.
19+: Adults on many courses are eligible for Government funding for some or all of the fee. Adults aged 19-23 are eligible for Government funding up to and including their first full level 3 qualification, and after that they may access an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. Adults aged 24+ on a level 3+ course may take out an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. If you do need to pay a fee, the College offers a number of ways to pay and can also advise you about financial support available to you.
How do I enrol?
For 16-18 year old students main enrolment is the day when GCSE results are released (August).
However, early enrolment does take place during the summer. Please contact our central admissions department for details on 020 7613 9123 or by email: email@example.com.
For adults our main enrolment week is the last week in August.
Students love the onsite training bar and restaurant at HCC. They all get real-life work experience at Open Kitchen, serving and cooking members of the public. This experience complements the theory they learn alongside their practical study.
What's the time commitment
This course runs 1 day per week. You will be expected to attend, on average, 6 hours of studies per week over a period of 36 weeks. You might also be required to use a couple of hours a week self study to underpin your knowledge and skills as well as complete some assignments.
Where do I go?
Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, London N1 6HQ. Visit the “How to find us” page on our website for directions.
Support for you
Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues.
The college experience
Based in the heart of Hoxton, our Shoreditch Campus is a great place to study. It’s spacious, with well-thought out study facilities – plus outdoor and indoor social areas to catch up with friends. Students from many different backgrounds come to HCC and achieve – so you’re bound to fit in. Last year, 91% of our students said they’d recommend us to a friend. 83% said the college was a friendly place to study, 79% planned to progress onto another course with us and 97% felt that HCC was a safe place to be.
Information about the college
HCC is an award-winning College (Queen’s Anniversary Prize, Beacon Awards Winner (two years running), London Education Partnership Awards, TES 2012 FE Awards Winner, Investors in People GOLD award – and more!) Courses range from pre-entry level right up to post-graduate level.