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Professional Chefs (Kitchen and Larder)

Course Code: ATS-KL

Level: 3
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year

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About the course

Do you want to know how to train as a chef? This chef course at City College Plymouth is awarded by City & Guilds and is a great route to a chef job working in the main section of a professional kitchen with fish, meat, poultry, and vegetables. Our chef training will develop your existing skills from experience working with a wide range of commodities in the preparation, cooking and presentation of dishes. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to work at external events all around Plymouth; last year’s highlights included MTV Crashes Plymouth and Flavour Fest.

Entry requirements

To be successful on this study programme, we recommend that you first undertake the level 3 Professional Cookery diploma at College.


The assessment criteria for this course is still to be confirmed.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to the Hospitality and Tourism Management Foundation Degree at the College, or perhaps consider an advanced Apprenticeship. Alternatively, you can benefit from enhanced employment opportunities in the catering industry.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.


Course Code: ATS-KL

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): £25

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: £3000

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 C
19 - 23 C  +  D(Note: If you do not have a level 3 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ C  +  D

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.