Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

This apprenticeship will support you to begin your career working as a chef, a career that can take you anywhere.

This qualification covers a range of units including:

  • Prepare, cook and finish a range of basic dishes using fish, poultry, meat, game, shellfish and vegetables
  • Importance of food safety when storing, preparing and cooking
  • Safely use kitchen equipment
  • Develop productive relationships with colleagues
Entry Requirements

You will need to reach a minimum of Entry 3 in an English and Maths initial assessment.

Assessment Method

This qualification will be assessed through exams as well as practical and in work assessment.

Study Methods

This apprenticeship will be delivered through classroom and practical sessions in EHWLCs industry standard kitchens, one day each week during term time. Apprentices will be expected to self-study outside of the classroom and their working hours.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.