Level                                     : 3

Accreditation status        : Accredited

Credit Equivalency           : 85

Total Qualification Time (TQT): 850 Hrs

GHL: 554 Hrs

An Ofqual Regulated Qualification
The QUALIFI Diploma in Chinese Culinary Arts is a Level 3 qualification made up of 85 credits. These units have been designed from a learning time perspective and are expressed in terms of Total Qualification Time (TQT). TQT is an estimate of the total amount of time that could reasonably be expected to be required for a learner to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a Qualification. TQT includes undertaking each of the activities of Guided Learning, Directed Learning and Invigilated Assessment.

Course Overview

This qualification has been created for learners who wish to develop their Chinese cooking andculinary skills within the catering sector. The qualification provides a specialist work-related programme of study that provides breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding, along with practical skills required for Chinese cooking. It also allows specialist development through the units.

We hope that centres and learners take the opportunity to learn a great deal from this programme that will provide relevant new skills and qualities. It is envisaged that this programme will encourage both academic and professional development so that learners move forward to realise not just their own potential, but also that of organisations across a broad range of sectors. The Diploma is accredited at Level 3. The programme has a total equivalence of 85 credits.


  • Preparing and Making Advanced Hot Chinese Dishes
  • Preparing and Decorating Advanced Chinese Cold Dishes
  • Advanced Chinese Noodles and Dumplings
  • Understanding the Chinese Food Culture
  • Dough Modelling
  • Advanced Western Influenced and Chinese Desserts

Learning Outcomes

  • Have knowledge of Chinese food and beverage culture.
  • Master the cultural connotation of Chinese cuisine and the essence of food culture in Tianjin.
  • Master the selection, identification and cooking of raw material processing.
  • Have a good command of the operating skills and requirements of the related positions in Chinese cooking.
  • Have a simple cognition on and being able to use the Chinese kitchen equipment and tools.
  • Achieving the primary level of Chinese cooking.

Entry Requirements

  • Qualifications at Level 2 and/or;
  • Learners who have work experience in a catering environment and can demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;
  • A level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in Chinese cooking.



Online £1950

Campus: £ 6500