Professional Cookery Level 1

Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

Do you want to be the next Stuart Deeley, winner of MasterChef the Professionals 2020?

If you do, then this course is the first step into a successful career in this exciting industry and will introduce you to Employability, Food Safety and Health & Safety Awareness within Catering.

You will look at the growing need for special diets and the increased popularity of healthier foods, while learning how to prepare and cook food in a variety of ways, including boiling, poaching, steaming, stewing, baking, roasting, grilling and
f rying.

You will also have the opportunity to prepare cold food and find out more about the regeneration of pre-prepared food.

All students are expected to complete a 1 week industry work experience placement.

How will I be assessed?

This course is assessed through a combination of assignment work, kitchen assessments and theory question papers.

What do I need?

Literacy and Numeracy tests and a satisfactory interview. You will also need to have commitment and enthusiasm.

Where can it take me?

You can progress to a Level 2 vocational course, including in Professional Cookery and Professional Patisserie & Confectionery

Additional information


1 Year

You could consider a junior position in the Catering industry such as Kitchen Assistant or Commis Chef

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