Professional Cookery Diploma and Food and Beverage Certificate Level 1 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for you to enter into the ever changing word of hospitality. You will learn how to become a professional member of a team within our brand new state-of-the-art facilities, The Quantock Restaurant.

The course has been developed for you to gain professional qualifications with the workplace skills needed to be part of a vibrant industry. You will learn about the diverse opportunities whilst working alongside professionals at the Taunton campus as well as completing a two week work placement in the local area. Our excellent relationship with employers ensures you gain relevant and valuable experience within the sector.

Assessment Methods

Your week will contain a combination of classroom and workshop lessons as well as sessions in our commercial operation where your practical skills will be assessed. You will complete written and practical exams as well as coursework.

You will have the opportunity to work with professionals on our guest chef nights as well as experience a variety of visits to expand your knowledge of the industry. Our links with high profile prestigious employers such as The Ritz, Michel Roux at Parliament Square and The Coach House by Michael Caines restaurant, amongst others, will raise your aspirations.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to apply for the second year at the Taunton campus. Alternatively you could start an Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Professional Cookery Diploma and Food and Beverage Certificate Level 1
Entry Requirements

You need three GCSE at A to C grade or 9 to 4 range or a relevant
foundation level catering qualification

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We work in the Quantock Restaurant which offers a range of services from breakfast buffets to gourmet evenings. This means we’re able to practice our skills in a professional kitchen and front of house environment, and prepare ourselves for the industry.

Ruth Northcote-Brewer

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