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Advanced Professional Cookery Level 3 Diploma - 2020:21

Location: Guildford College
Course Code: OD08LF1A014P
Year: 2020:21
FT/PT:  Full-Time 
Exam Board:  City and Guilds of London Institute
07/09/2020Places Available
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Fees and dates are based on academic year 2019-20 and are intended as a guide only. We will update the fees and dates for 2020-21 as soon as we have them and according to government funding and guidelines.

The Government funds and regulates adult Further Education and skills training in England. They pay a proportion of the cost to deliver the course and expect the student, or a sponsor, to pay the remaining portion. This is referred to as the ‘tuition fees’ and is what we display on our guide. If a course or a learner is not eligible for government funding the Full Cost /international fees will be liable. Please refer to our International fees page for more information.

Please note that the fees for government funded courses relate to ONE academic year only and may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances, including changes to Government funding and remission policies, so before enrolling on a course please check with the College for the latest information. The College also reserves the right to close, or not to start any published course.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct. However, the College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including content, dates, times, venues, fees payable, concessions available, terms and conditions.

Content / Overview 

This Advanced Cookery qualification is ideal for those wishing to progress within the industry to more responsible and senior roles. This qualification aims to equip you with the necessary skills to enrol on these career paths and to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Hospitality and Catering sector.

Topics include:

  • Producing vegetable and vegetarian dishes
  • Producing meat, poultry and game dishes
  • Producing fish and shellfish dishes
  • Exploring gastronomy
  • Supervisory skills

Why Study Here

  • Taught by professional tutors with industry experience
  • Access to our industry standard training kitchens
  • We have our own Park Room Restaurant, which is open to the public
  • Guildford College offers a fully functioning real work environment
  • Facilities closely replicate industry standards, giving you a realistic understanding of what life will be like in this exciting industry

Suitable For

This course is suitable for those who wish to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Hospitality and Catering sector.

Application Method

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements

You should have achieved a Professional Cookery Level 2 Diploma, plus Maths and English Language GCSE at grade 4 (grade C) or above. You will also need to have completed vocational employment within the industry.

Delivery Method

Practical lessons are delivered in a kitchen and restaurant environment. Some classroom theory classes.


You will be assigned weekly homework in theory and practical classes. As well as assignments, portfolio building and revision.


This qualification is assessed in a number of ways. The types of assessments include: knowledge and understanding tasks, internally marked questions, individual practical tasks and synoptic practical assessments.

Further Study

On successful completion you could go on to study at degree level, complete a higher (Level 4) Apprenticeship or pursue employment.

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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