This qualification is suitable for you if you have worked in or are still employed in a professional kitchen, or you have a Level 2 qualification in Hospitality.
This Level 3 course allows you to understand the various aspects to the Hospitality and Catering industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills and work towards employment in the Hospitality and Catering industry.
Topics on this course include:
Develop productive working relationships with colleagues
Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
Prepare fish for complex dishes
Prepare meat for complex dishes
Prepare poultry for complex dishes
Cook and finish complex fish dishes
Cook and finish complex meat dishes
Cook and finish complex poultry dishes
Cook and finish complex vegetable dishes
Prepare, cook and finish complex soups
Prepare, cook and finish complex bread and dough products
Prepare, cook and finish complex cakes, sponges, biscuits and scones
Prepare, cook and finish complex pastry products
Prepare, cook and finish complex hot desserts
Prepare, cook and finish complex cold desserts
We recommend that you find work in the industry either paid or voluntary whilst studying this qualification to develop your employability skills.
You will be required to complete a minimum of 315 hours of industry placement over the academic year, this can be paid or voluntary work whilst completing your course.
This qualification is ideal if you are aiming for a supervisory role in a kitchen or you want to learn and develop new skills to enhance your career development.
Upon completion of this course, you have the option to progress onto higher education, further training or find employment as a Caterer, Chef or Kitchen Assistant/Porter.