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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Hospitality & catering Level 3 professional cookery

Level 3

Course code: H20D141
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Location: Hereford
Fee: Additional Costs - £55.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

You will gain advanced skills and techniques in the College’s well equipped training kitchens, producing a broad variety of speciality foods, ranging from patisserie and petit fours to shellfish and vegetarian dishes. You will further develop your understanding of health and safety, food safety, gastronomy, sourcing of food and product development. Depending on your aspirations, this course provides a pathway through the industry and can lead to more advanced levels of study. It will open up a wide variety of opportunities, giving you the skills and stamina to carve your own career in this fast-paced industry.

Why choose us

With our extensive gastronomic practice and proven excellence, the college is committed to innovation and high performance in hospitality and catering. Students benefit from learning in the prestigious Cider Orchard Restaurant, where they receive high-quality training and development that prepares them to excel in the industry.

What you could do next

Progression routes include Level 3 in Patisserie and Confectionary, Advanced Cookery and Higher Education courses in related subjects. Employment options may include chef de partie, junior sous chef and head chef.

Popular modules

  • Supervising Food Safety for Catering

  • Supervisory Skills

  • Gastronomy &Food Culture

  • Sourcing Produce

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via online Exams & practical assessments

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C (Level 4) in maths and English