Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery

Certificate Hospitality & Catering

Course Details

Subject Area
Hospitality & Catering
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This course is ideal for you if you're over 16 and would like to work in the hospitality and catering sector as a chef and you may have already undertaken a Level 2 Techinical Certificate in Cookery or Service for the hospitality industry.

On this course you will cover modules about legal responsibilities and financial control in the professional kitchen as well as studying how to cook with stocks soups and sauces, fruit and vegatables, meat and offal, poultry, fish and shellfish, farinaceous dishes, desserts and puddings, pate products, cakes, biscuits and sponges and fermented dough products.

Applicants must possess GCSE's at grade 4-9 (A-C) and a passion for hospitality and cookery as well as a Level 3 Professional Cookery qualification or previous experience working in the hospitality and catering sector.

You will be assessed by a range of methods including portfolio based work, practical synoptic assessments and externally set exams.

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Hospitality & Catering

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