Culinary Arts: Professional Chef (Vocational)

Hospitality and culinary arts is one of the world’s fastest growing industries and here at our Centre of Excellence, you will be encouraged to explore the industry and discover all it has to offer. The department is at the forefront of teaching and learning within this exciting and prosperous sector. Our highly experienced and inspirational teaching staff will provide you with endless opportunities to develop your skill-set, including the development of strong employability skills that will help you pursue your dreams and achieve your future aspirations. 


If you decide to study the Professional Chef’s course, you will learn all of the basic skills necessary for gaining employment as a professional chef or food and beverage manager. You will develop your abilities in:

  • The complex skills required for the preparation and cooking of meat and fish, hot and cold sauces, vegetables, vegetarian dishes, and fresh egg pasta
  • Cooking techniques and skills, adopting the latest high street trends with specialist equipment
  • The intricate skills used in the creation, development, and presentation of menus and dishes for The Glass House at Worsley
  • Managing a restaurant environment and developing strong customer service skills 

These course will be assessed through practical exams and short written theoretical assessments. Customer feedback and teacher observations and a logbook of picture evidence also contribute to the assessment of this qualification. 

Entry Requirements

We offer this course for a range of abilities.


This qualification can lead to creers ion hotels, restaurants, boutique coffee shops, cruise line job roles, and owning and running your own business. Whereas, the professional cookery and bakery course, in particular, will give you career options that can include bakery operative, patisserie chef, new product development technologist, supermarket chain master baker, artisan bakery owner, and cake maker/decorator. On completion of your Level 3 course, you will have the opportunity to study HNC IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT. 


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Professional Cookery Studies Diploma Level 1 Worsley College 05/09/2023 23/24
Professional Cookery Studies Diploma Level 2 Worsley College 05/09/2023 23/24
Professional Cookery Studies Diploma Level 3 Worsley College 05/09/2023 23/24

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