This course enables you to further develop your cookery skills and knowledge at an advanced level that is required to develop and progress in your career as a chef.
You will be studying towards a Westminster Kingsway Diploma.
This course covers more complex preparation and cooking techniques, building on and developing skills learnt at level 2 covering fish, meat, poultry and vegetable dishes, hot and cold sauces and desserts.
You will need:
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview and a practical skills test to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed throughout with practical assignments and written tests.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances.
You will be expected to purchase the required uniform and equipment for the programme, which reflect both industry norms and safety requirements. These should specifically conform to Westminster Kingsway College standards and are approximately £350; further information will be provided at enrolment. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
You can continue working as a cook/chef within the hospitality industry, with the potential to be promoted, and could progress onto a Level 4 Culinary Manager apprenticeship if relevant to your role.