Hospitality & Catering

Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery (September 2024 Start)

Start Date: 05/09/2024
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 25/06/2025
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

This programme allows learners to develop and practice the skills required to progress in the world of hospitality and catering. While on the programme you will have the opportunity to prepare dishes using ingredients across all food groups, attend industry training in our award winning Da Vinci Restaurant and develop your customer care and employability skills.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

You are required to complete work experience in our own Davinci restaurant.

Qualification Gained

Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery.

After The Course

On completion of the study programme you can progress onto Level 2 Professional Cookery or Level 2 Food and Beverage Service Diplomas.

What Will I Learn

You will develop the skills required to gain competence in methods of Professional Cookery and equipment use across a range of commodities

English And Maths

You may be required to attend English and Maths sessions as part of your study programme.

Our Lecturers

You will be taught by our highly trained industry professionals.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

You will be taught in a range of different settings and complete both practical and theory based activities. You will be assessed on your abilites at regular intervals throughout your course. You will complete both written and online based assessments as well as being observed developing your practical skills.


You will have regular tutorials to ensure you progress well on your programme.

Course Expenses

You will be required to purchase Kit and uniform and have the opportunity to pay for educational visits.

How Will I Be Assessed

You will be assessed in the practical environment and will also be required to complete assignments and tests.

Entry Requirements

Good communication skills and personal presentation. You will be invited to attend an interview.

Required Experience

No previous expereince required.

How To Apply