Level 3 Apprenticeship NI in Professional Cookery

This course is aimed at those who have achieved a Level 2 or equivalent qualification in Professional Cookery.

Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10083
Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Hospitality & Catering

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Course Overview
Modules studied may include:
  • Maintain the health hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
  • Develop Product working relationships with colleagues
  • Maintain Food Safety when storing preparing and cooking food.
  • Prepare Poultry for Complex dishes
  • Cook and finish complex poultry dishes
  • Prepare Meat for Complex dishes
  • Cook and finish complex meat dishes
  • Prepare Fish for complex dishes
  • Cook and finish complex fish dishes
  • Prepare Shell fish for complex dishes
  • Prepare Cook and finish complex shell fish dishes
  • Cook and finish complex vegetable dishes
  • Prepare Cook and Finish dressing and cold sauces
  • Prepare Cook and Finish complex soups
  • Prepare Cook and Finish cold desserts
You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability. 

This practical programme is aimed at developing skills through food preparation and service in a realistic fine dining environment. 

The course content includes preparation and cooking of complex soups, sauces and dressings, fish and shell fish, meat, poultry, game and offal dishes; there are also elements of patisserie and confectionary included in the course content.

Students will be given the opportunity to complete regular work placement within a relevant hospitality establishment.

You are employed and would like to pursue your career in hospitality and catering.

About food safety, preparing and cooking meat, fish and vegetable dishes. You’ll also learn how to prepare, cook and finish complex soups and cold desserts.

Getting experience in the modern catering facilities in the College.

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress to employment or the Level 4 Diploma in Hospitality.

An employer and hold a Level 2 qualification in Catering and Hospitality

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