Skip to content

Enrolment: Your Guide to Join GC

Our November Open Events are back!

Sign up for our November Open Events today to meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities. 

Be prepared for your next steps and sign up in under 60 seconds today.  

Catering and Hospitality - Full Time

  • Students


    Training to become a chef, these full time level 3 courses will take your skills to a professional level and allow you to specialise your training either in Professional Cookery or in Patisserie and Confectionery.

    You have a choice to follow the Professional Cookery qualification route which involves a variety of practical skills sessions and theory based topics. These will cover a wide range of preparation, cooking and finishing of meat, poultry, game, fish and shellfish dishes; preparing cold products, canapés and cocktail products; healthier dishes; food safety, resourcing and team working.

    Alternatively you may wish to specialise in Patisserie & Confectionery (available at Cheltenham only) This qualification will help you develop advanced skills and techniques to produce patisserie products, for example fine desserts and pastries. The topics that will be undertaken develop advanced skills and techniques in producing:

    • dough and batter products
    • petits fours
    • pastry products
    • hot, cold and frozen desserts
    • cakes and sponges
    • display pieces and decorative items

    Students who are 18 or over on the 31 August prior to their enrolment academic year should check fee costs with student services. Learner Loans will be applicable for some learners.

    For information on uniform Click Here

Shortlist and Apply

Course Variant

Choose a Campus

Shortlist and Apply

Please select the specific course you would like to apply for.

What You Will Pay

Please select a course to see pricing information.


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

0345 155 2020

90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.