Professional Cookery Diploma Level 3

Professional Cookery Diploma Level 3

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Professional Cookery Diploma Level 3

This course will give you a deeper understanding of the high standards expected in the industry, including developing your skills in food preparation, cooking and presentation.

The course will involve a practical and theoretical approach, including experience working at local events as well as training in the college's own fine dining restaurant.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 72992-01
Fee 16-18 free; 19-13 £1,205, 24+ £3,440 (24+ Loan eligible)

What you learn

Course themes:

  • Prepare, cook and finish meat, poultry, fish and vegetables for complex dishes
  • Prepare, cook and finish complex hot sauces, soups, pasta, and hot and cold desserts.
  • Health & Safety
  • Food hygiene
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point)


Benefits / Skills you will develop

The course consists of a combination of practical and theoretical classes. There will be opportunities to visit relevant establishments, master classes from professionals in the industry. The course enables you to further develop your skills and introduces you to supervisory management.

You will learn how to cook a range of exciting and complex dishes. You will learn how to make complex soups, pasta, white fish and chicken.

Units include:

  • Prepare, cook and finish game for complex dishes.
  • Prepare shellfish for complex dishes.
  • Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment.
  • Develop productive working relationships with others

How you will be assessed

You will be continually assessed, both practically and theoretically throughout the academic year, and you will have to complete you practical portfolio and a number of underpinning knowledge question papers.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is delivered in our brand new facilities at the Printworks Campus. These facilities provide learners with the knowledge and opportunity to develop their skills and techniques in food preparation and food and beverage service. You will have an opportunity to study in the practical training kitchens and showcase your skills at our pop-up Student Spotlight restaurant where you can impress your friends and family! Throughout the course you will hone your skills under the expert eye of your subject tutors.

Entry requirements

You will need to have successfully completed your Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery to enrol on this programme

What's next

Students may progress on to a part-time level 3 patisserie qualification, an apprenticeship, or relevant employment.

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite