Professional Chef Course - CPD Accredited

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£175 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
Access to content
Lifetime access
No formal qualification
40 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Professional Chef Course is accredited by CPD and suitable for anyone aspiring to or already working in this field or simply want to learn deeper into the food industry.

To make this Professional Chef course more accessible for you, we have designed it for both part-time and full-time students. This Professional Chef course is packed into a bite-size module for your convenience. You can study at your own pace or become accredited within hours!

If you require support, our experienced tutors are always available to help you throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this Professional Chef course and answer all your queries through email.

If you want a career in the food industry, especially the road to becoming a professional chef takes time to travel, you will require to have proper guidance, work countless hours and a ‘not giving up’ attitude.

Interested in becoming a chef but not sure how to start? Check out the Professional Chef Course. We will not only teach you all you need to know about fundamentals; we will also teach you the arts to become a professional chef.

You will learn how to cater to unique flavours, maintaining food qualities, types of equipment required, and other essential information, kitchen management skills, cooking for different occasions including Italian and French cooking.

Learning Objectives
The primary learning objectives of the Diploma in Professional Chef course are to:

  • Provide a greater understanding of the responsibilities of a chef, including supervising food-preparation, crafting original dishes, determining portion sizes, and writing menus.
  • Help you master the basic techniques used by professional chefs in the culinary industry.
  • Develop your knowledge of the essential cooking techniques that can be used to create an endless variety of dishes.
  • Explain the importance of testing recipes before serving to others.
  • Introduce you to a fully equipped kitchen, including some fantastic recipes with mouth-watering flavour.
  • Train you to cook easy, tasty and healthy recipes in just minutes.
  • Provide a greater understanding of the basics of the food business.
  • Help you in identifying your target market and competition.
  • Discuss the tools and kitchen equipment you need to get day-to-day cooking accomplished with no fear.
  • Support you in writing a mission statement and the equipment and supplies that are a must in a restaurant.
  • Offer expert training to help you earn your diploma, find higher-paid work or start your own restaurant with all the necessary skills needed to become a certified Chef.


40 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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What will you learn in this Professional Chef Course

Module 1

In this module, you will learn all about Can TV Chefs Teach You To Cook? Television has always been a tool for entertainment, but can it instead be a tool for education? Of course! This has been proven time and time again. But, what about improving your skills in terms of cooking? The good news is that some of those televisions show you are watching for entertainment may also be teaching you a great deal at the same time.

Module 2

This module will teach you about Improving Cooking And Food Preparation Skills. Many professional chefs fall in love with one or more specific types of foods. They become passionate about the quality and history of that food. They may spend countless days and nights learning the history, the spices and the overall best way to perfect these recipes.

Module 3

In this module, you will learn all about Catering To Unique Tastes. How does a great chef handle those picky eaters? It could be your child or even an adult. There is no question that it can be very frustrating to spend hours over the stove preparing a meal only to find out that the individual it is being made for does not like one or more f the ingredients in the meal.

Module 4

This module will teach you about Qualities Of A Successful Chef. So you love being in the kitchen, but do you have the characteristics to be a great chef? Being a great chef doesn’t happen overnight. It takes a lot of time and perseverance to be a chef. There are a few characteristics that are going to make the difference between your being a good chef and a great one.

Module 5

In this module you will learn all about Buying Kitchen Equipment: Tips And Tricks To Save Money. You sit down to cook a meal but get frustrated. You spend a whole looking for the right kitchen utensils. After a few minutes of frustration, you realize that the reason why you are spending so long looking for tools is that you do not have exactly what you need. You are in need of some new kitchen equipment.

Module 6

This module will teach you about The Well Equipped Kitchen. Before you get started purchasing things for your kitchen, it is important to understand what you really need. But before you can do that, you need an idea of which items make up a well-equipped kitchen. Here is a basic list. Keep in mind that you can add and subtract items depending on your cooking habits. But, it is important to get this list written down before you start buying things. It will help you save money.

Module 7

In this module, you will learn all about Take Inventory. Once you have an idea of which appliances, pots, pans, and utensils are essential in your kitchen, the next step is to take inventory. Not only do you need to see what you have, but you should also assess the condition it is in.

Module 8

This module will teach you about the Food Business Basics. However, either way, the premise where the business is to be conducted had to be legally appraised and approved before any other steps are taken towards launching the food business.

Module 9

In this module, you will learn all about Put Together Your Business Concept. Any business should be centred around a single concept or design, and this should be clearly depicted within the actual business makeup. With the clear concept in place, all those working toward the actual final product will be able to have a clear goal of what is eventually to be expected.

Module 10

This module will teach you about Identify your Target Market. In order to create a business that has the potential of phenomenal success, the individual would have to ensure some research is done before. This research should include the identification of the appropriate target market and its corresponding location.

Module 11

In this module, you will learn all about Identify Your Competition. Any business endeavour will have competition. In some very rare cases where the business concept is totally unique, it is possible to initially have no competition but this soon changes as people catch on to the new idea and duplications come about. However, there is no need to panic as there are ways to overcome this problem and still ensure the business entity is a success.

Module 12

This module will teach you about Recipes. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes on each side until pancakes are golden brown, turning when pancakes have bubbly surfaces and edges are slightly dry. Repeat with remaining batter and peach slices; add butter to skillet as needed. Serve warm with maple syrup.

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.


After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

Who is this course for?

Professional Chef Course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This course is CPD accredited so you don’t have to worry about the quality.


Our Professional Chef Course is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

Career path

This Professional Chef course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with the required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

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this is unlimited time curse ?


Hi Lukasz, Thanks for your query. Yes, after purchasing the course you will get unlimited access to the course. Many thanks.

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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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