Get your Cookery Supervision NVQ Level 3 and

Take part in leading teams, developing menus and training
to younger students, being an advocate for strong team relationships.


Subject area:

Hospitality, Professional Cookery, Work Based Learning.


Full time.


1 year.


City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ in Cookery Supervision and Leadership.


The Cookery Supervision NVQ Level 3 is a Level 3 qualification for those who have at least a years experience working in a professional kitchen and want to take on a more managerial role within our kitchen.

Take part in leading a small team of two students, taking part in menu development and be innovative with ideas on how to improve the work systems within the kitchen. Also give training to younger students and be an advocate for strong team relationships. Your training will include:

Managerial skills

  • Set objectives and provide support for team members
  • Develop working relationships with colleagues
  • Contribute to the control of resources
  • Maintain the health, hygiene, safety and security of the working environment
  • Lead and manage meetings

Supervision skills

  • Supervise Kitchen operations
  • Contribute to the Development of menus
  • Support learning and development within own area of responsibility

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Who Can

Are you a girl 18-24 that wants to take on more responsibility at work in the hospitality sector?

You might want to develop your knowledge and gain new skills, to move into a management role.

If so this program will be perfect for you. Get your Cookery Supervision NVQ Level 3

Requirements needed

  • You are an EU student or you have a European passport.
  • You have Level 2 NVQ Professional Cookery or an equivalent qualification or be working in that position.
  • You have completed a two day try out at Lakefield.
  • You had a successful interview.
  • You have two references.


National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) are a qualification in competency style.

This means that assessment will be by practical skills testing, observation and theory-based exams.

The total cost of the course is £1760.

You will be required to purchase chefs whites, knife set, and textbooks before the start of the course. Details will be sent out once you have been offered the place.

Financial help can be applied for through the College’s bursary fund once your application has been processed.

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    Progression route &
    Links with the industry

    After your Cookery Supervision NVQ Level 3, you can progress your study to an​y BA degree or go straight into employment. If you wish to enter the world of work, we will offer you career support, boost your CV and put you in contact with employers with whom we have built strong partnerships.

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