NVQ Level 3 City & Guilds L3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

Course Description

This course is for a learner looking to work within the catering industry at a higher standard.  This qualification shows employers and customers that you have the skills to work in a range of jobs preparing food to a professional standard as well as contribute to recipe development and supervisory skills.                                

Mandatory Units include:

Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food

Develop productive working relationships with colleagues

Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment


12 - 24 months depending on course and individual circumstances


Oral and written unit assessments through student portfolio with practical vocational observation by a qualified Assessor; Witness Testimonies and Professional Discussion.

Entry Requirements

Aged 16 – 17 years old Or Young person with a disability and be under 22 years old, Or Young person who qualifies under the Children (Leaving Care) Act (NI) (2002) and who is under 24 years old.

18 – 24 years old working 21 hrs or above in a relevant job role

All aged groups, must be employed or working voluntary in a relevant job role

Progression Routes

Students can progress to higher education or level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery.

Job Roles within the Catering Industry

This qualification can help you to progress within the catering industry into various catering and hospitality routes in order to gain full time employment.

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