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Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery CG

Taught in our professional kitchen, this course will help you to build on the skills you will have from working in the industry already or from the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, to become a competent and efficient chef. Using the skills, you have already developed, this course will help to advance your knowledge of classical and modern cooking techniques.

Throughout the course you will also learn about food preparation, cooking and finishing of larder and bakery items and dishes.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 3

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Awarding Body

    City and Guilds

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Student Work in Pictures

  • Supervisory food safety
  • Supervisory skills in hospitality
  • Exploring gastronomy
  • Advanced skills in vegetables and vegetarian dishes
  • Advanced skills and techniques in producing meat dishes
  • Advanced skills and techniques in producing poultry and game dishes
  • Advanced skills and techniques in producing Fish and shellfish dishes.
  • Produce dough and batter products.
  • Produce petit fours.
  • Produce paste products.
  • Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts.
  • Produce biscuits, cakes and sponge products.

50% Theory, 2 assignments and theory short answer question papers
50% practical assessments – 8 individual practical assessments.

1 synoptic larder assessment practical.

1 synoptic pastry assessment practical.

Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D, but this is subject to discussion at your interview.

A prerequisite of either a 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery or Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills.

If you have had experience working in the catering industry and can demonstrate a reasonable amount of knowledge and culinary skills, then you will be considered for this course, this too will be discussed at the interview stage.

There are many opportunities that this course can lead to on completion.  You could do any of the following:

  • Level 4 in Patisserie and Confectionery
  • HNC or HND in Hospitality Management
  • Full time employment in the Catering industry at a high level.
  • Apprenticeship to specialise as a butcher, fish monger, bakery or patisseries.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.

Additional Costs

If this is your first level 3 course then it will be funded, however if it is not your first level 3 course, then may be required to apply for a student loan to fund the course fees.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details