Advanced Diploma Professional Cookery, Level Three

Retail and Commercial Enterprise

Retail and Commercial Enterprise
Retail and Commercial Enterprise

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Professional Cookery (Kitchen and Larder)
Code 1135
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course follows on from level two and helps you to practise and develop your skills in producing complex food dishes in the kitchen, as well as supervising the restaurant and bar. This course is available as part of a full-time study programme for 16 to 18 year olds, and as a part time course for adults aged 19 and over. Please ask learner services for details.


Practical classes Theory work to support your practical evidence Food preparation and cooking Food and drink service Food hygiene Health and safety You will achieve the following qualifications: NVQ Level Three Diploma in Professional Cookery (Food Preparation and Cooking) Functional skills/GCSEs

How will it be delivered?

You will build a portfolio and complete short answer on-line questions. Practical assessments are always completed in the restaurant or the production kitchen so that you are performing at the level required for industry.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs grade A*-C/ 4-9 Or level two diploma (merit) Or first diploma (merit) Or NVQ level two Or equivalent

Your next steps...

You could get a job in the hospitality and catering industry in Britain or abroad. You could work in an hotel, restaurant, public house, or a canteen. You may even work at sea or join the uniformed services. The hospitality and catering industry employs more people worldwide than any other industry so there are excellent employment prospects. You could also go onto higher education and gain a degree. Learners may also obtain a catering specific apprenticeship in the workplace.