Industry Excellence Academy Professional Cookery (Technical)

Certificate Hospitality & Catering

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Hospitality & Catering
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Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Our T Level Transition Programme in Professional Cookery is for you if you are 16 or over and would like to work in the hospitality and catering sector as a chef.

During the course you'll get an introduction to professional cookery and learn out about safe working practices in the hospitality industry as well as the tools and equipment commonly used in the industry.

You'll get experience in a range of cooking techniques such as boiling, poaching and steaming, stewing and braising, baking, roasting and grilling, and deep frying and shallow frying. You'll also have the chance to produce cold food products.

You'll require grades 4-9 (A-C) or equivalent at GCSE and a previous Level 1 Professional Cookery qualification or experience working in the hospitality and catering sector.

You must also have a passion for the hospitality and catering industry and professional cookery.

You'll be assessed through practical and theoretical exams.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, you'll have the opportunity to progress onto our Level 3 Professional Cookery, Hospitality Supervisory or Patisserie and Confectionary qualifications ahead of starting a career in the hospitality and catering industry.

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This qualification is fully funded for learners aged 16-18, however, you will require a chefs uniform which is part of your PPE and can be purchased through the College.

If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.

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Hospitality & Catering

Maybe you’re already a whizz in the kitchen, and the thought of exploring fine dining and gourmet food has your mouth watering?

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