Diploma in Professional Chef - CPD Certified

CPD Approved Training II Instant Access II Flexible Study II Free e-certificate included



£299 inc VAT
Or £49.83/mo. for 6 months... Read more
Study method
Online, self-paced
64 Hours
No formal qualification
40 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

276 students purchased this course


The award-winning Diploma in Professional Chef is our most popular online course for anyone looking to start a career or gain skills in the Cooking industry.

The Diploma in Professional Chef course is structured into 04 modules with expertly designed online study materials, video lessons so you learn everything you need to know to succeed.

The Professional Chef Diploma is divided into three sections. To begin with, you will learn how to cater to different tastes through education in international cuisines such as Dutch, Italian and French cooking styles, as well as the specialist equipment necessary to produce them. From there you will gain an understanding of working and managing a professional kitchen, before moving onto the business and market research skills necessary to open your own restaurant. Along the way, you will find out just how useful cooking TV shows are, competing in cooking and baking tournaments, and the day-to-day operations of a professional chef.

Benefits of studying the Diploma in Professional Chef with Janets include

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.


40 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

Course media


Course design

The Diploma in Professional Chef course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

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The Diploma in Professional Chef course has been designed with the following modules:

What is it like to be a chef?

  • Can TV Chefs Teach You To Cook?
  • Improving Cooking And Food Preparation Skills
  • Catering To Unique Tastes
  • Qualities Of A Successful Chef
  • Achieve Perfection As A Saucier

Becoming a Chef

  • Becoming The Perfect Chef
  • Equipment For Perfect Chefs
  • How To Become The Perfect Chef: Attending School
  • The Keys To Getting and Using Feedback
  • What Can You Do With A Culinary Degree

Skills and Preparation

  • Knife Skills For The Perfect Chef
  • Making Meals Easy to Eat Healthy
  • Plating for the At Home Chef
  • Perfect Chefs Choose A Speciality
  • Finding Local Cooking Classes
  • How Can You Become a Professional Chef

Qualities and Attributes

  • The Physical Qualities of the Perfect Chef
  • The Importance of Testing Recipes
  • The Chefs Important Baking Tools
  • The Learning Curve To Becoming The Perfect Chef

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Job of a Professional Chef
  • The Mix of Sweet, Spicy and Savory
  • The Perfect At Home Chef
  • The Perfect Chef Opens A Restaurant
  • The Physical Demand of Being a Chef

Kitchen Management

  • Buying Kitchen Equipment: Tips And Tricks To Save Money
  • The Well Equipped Kitchen
  • Take Inventory
  • Be Wary Of The Latest Trends
  • Inexpensive Vs. Cheap
  • Needing Vs. Wanting
  • Comparison Shopping
  • How To Find The Best Deals

Culinary Arts

  • Secrets Of Outdoor Cooking Recipes
  • Once A Month Cooking Recipes
  • Mother’s Day Cooking Made Easy
  • Mardi Gras Cooking Cajun Style
  • Learn To Cook Italian Food On Vacation
  • Cooking With A Dutch Oven
  • Recipes Of Italian Vegetarian Cooking
  • Home Cooking Network: An Array Of Recipes
  • America’s Home Cooking: The Television Program
  • A Wonderful Experience With Outdoor Cooking Burners
  • Cooking For Sunday Dinner
  • Healthy Cooking Oils
  • Cooking Cajun Food
  • Paula’s Home Cooking Recipes

Culinary Design & Planning

  • The Importance Of Eating A Healthful Vegetarian Diet
  • Italian Food On A Date
  • The History Of Pasta In Italian Food
  • Review Of Different Vegetarian Cooking Shows
  • Italian Cooking Brochutto
  • Cooking Christmas Cookies
  • Back To Beginning For President’s Day Cooking
  • Microwave Bacon Cooking Equipment
  • Cheap Italian Food In Milan
  • Chinese Cooking Wok

Tips and Tricks

  • 7 Useful Cooking Tips And Hints
  • Down Home Cooking
  • Italian Cooking School
  • Cooking Games
  • Italian Cooking Recipes
  • French Cooking Holidays

Managing Restaurant

  • Food Business Basics
  • Put Together Your Business Concept
  • Identify your Target Market
  • Identify Your Competition
  • Write A Mission Statement
  • Downline Basics
  • Equipment And Supplies
  • Marketing And Quality Control


At the end of the Diploma in Professional Chefcourse, you’ll explore twenty top-rated quick and easy recipes for comfort foods that you can spontaneously cook within an hour.

  • Recipe – I
  • Recipe – II
  • Recipe – III
  • Recipe – IV
  • Recipe – V
  • Recipe – VI
  • Recipe – VII
  • Recipe – VIII
  • Recipe – IX
  • Recipe – X
  • Recipe – XI
  • Recipe – XII
  • Recipe – XIII
  • Recipe – XIV
  • Recipe – XV
  • Recipe – XVI
  • Recipe –XVII
  • Recipe –XVIII
  • Recipe –XIX
  • Recipe –XX


Upon successful completion of the course, you can instantly download your e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.

Who is this course for?

Diploma in Professional Chef is suitable for anyone who want to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This is a great opportunity for all student from any academic backgrounds to learn more on this subject.


There are no specific requirements for our Diploma in Professional Chef. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc. The Diploma in Professional Chef course requires a moderate Internet connection so it is possible to start learning with any type of Internet from anywhere at any time without any limitations.

Career path

Training offered by this course could potentially benefit a range of roles, but would particularly enhance careers as a

  • Commis chef
  • Chef de partie
  • Sous chef
  • Head chef

Potential Salary:

  • Typical starting salaries for commis chefs are between £18,000 & £22,000.
  • More experienced chefs, such as sous chefs, earn between £23,000 & £30,000.
  • Head chefs can expect higher salaries of £32,000 to £55,000+.

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Gee abera asked:

Is the price mentioned on your ad is the only price for the course or is there any other payment expected during the course or at the end


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Marisa asked:

Hello . I need to know how many exams there are ? Thank you so much


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John Young asked:

how much does the tutor cost?


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i did buy the course yesturday but i dont know how to start please some one helping me to setup thanks


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can i bay by egyption pound ?


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Kate Powell asked:

How much I need to pay if I cannot finish the course within the time limit?


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Diploma n cheffing asked:

Are these certs recognised world wide ....


Hi there, Thanks for the question. Most of our courses are certified by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development). CPD is recognised worldwide. All our courses are self-paced online courses. Once you purchase any course, you will have a one year access to the course. We believe that this course would add value to your CV and will help you to place yourself in a good position in the competitive employment market. Hopefully, you will find this e-mail helpful.

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C asked:

Is the final exam taken at home or in an examination centre?


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Sarah asked:

Are the exams taken online or at in person at an institution?


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Sam asked:

Does the stated price cover all modules of the course ?


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Agnieszka asked:

Hi, How does the final exam looks like? Thabks


Dear Agnieszka, Thank you for contacting us. The learner will get three mock tests and final exam along with the course. Exams will be online and MCQ based. Thanks.

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Jamie asked:

Is the exam online multiple choice?


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Do you post the print copy of diploma outside the United Kingdom.?


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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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