The programme is for students who have completed NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking or who have equivalent pastry experience and now wish to specialise and advance their skills in this area.
To prepare you for a higher level qualification, employment or university you might be required to study a GCSE qualification in maths and English.
Trafford College's award winning Aspire Restaurant has been nationally recognised by the AA and is open to the public for lunch and dinner and offers a realistic working environment. There are four well equipped industry standard kitchens for training purposes and a demonstration kitchen for presentations and masterclasses.
Industrial and educational visits are also included in the study programme.
All students will need to complete an extended work placement as part of their study programme.
Establish and develop positive working relationships in hospitality
Maintain health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
Prepare, cook and finish complex bread and dough products
Prepare, cook and finish complex cakes, biscuits, sponges and scones
Prepare, cook and finish complex pastry products
Prepare, process and finish chocolate products
Prepare and cook complex hot desserts
Prepare and cook complex cold desserts
Produce sauces, fillings and coatings for complex desserts
On successful completion you will achieve NVQ Level 3 Food Preparation and Cooking in Pastry and Confectionery.
19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.
A chef’s uniform, footwear and specialist equipment must be purchased by all students. You will need to undertake an extended work experience placement as part of your study programme.