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              A thorough cuisine training and work placement

              This integrated programme comprises Le Cordon Bleu's Diplôme de Cuisine where students receive a formal culinary education followed by a 3-month internship.


              4 intakes each year: Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn

              Key information

              Duration: 12 months

              Price: £21,943

              Diploma fees include: ingredients, uniforms, Zwilling knife set, learning materials

              Hours per week: approximately 18 to 21 hours at school and no more than 48 hours per week during the internship

              Entry requirements: high school diploma or equivalent and evidence of English language. No prior culinary experience is required. All students must be aged 18 years or over

              Please note that in order to successfully complete our Diplôme de Cuisine with Internship Pathway, students will be required to handle live shellfish, prepare and use veal stock, take part in practical butchery classes on beef, pork and chicken, and handle alcoholic beverages within a culinary context.

              Programme Details

              • Course Structure

                The programme is composed of the Diplôme de Cuisine where students learn classic French culinary techniques as well as attend a number of workshops to help them in finding the right work experience (CV writing, interview preparation etc.).
                After completion of the 9-month diploma, students will join one of our industry partners for a 3-month work experience.

              • Who is this programme for?

                The Diplôme de Cuisine with Internship Pathway has been designed to provide students with an experience of working in a professional kitchen as part of their culinary training. We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required.

              • What qualification will I gain?

                This programme has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors.

              • Terms dates and apply

                Term Dates & Prices

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                Jun 29, 2018 - Jun 21, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 21,943.00
                Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 13, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 21,943.00
                Jan 4, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 21,943.00

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