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Find out about Leiths Diploma here – sign up for events, register your interest for the kitchen newsletter, view films and information about our diploma courses and more.

Featured Events

Leiths Academy Webinar – Jan 24, 2024

The Leiths Academy team invite you to join their webinar to hear all about their new range of qualifications and courses as well as their more affordable pricing structure. From Level 2 and 3 culinary qualifications to cookery courses for KS3 and clubs, Leiths Academy now offer practical cookery from Year 6 to Sixth Form. Join Alistair Turner and Maria Dunbar live on Wednesday 24th January at 7pm to hear how to become a new Leiths Academy school from September 2024. During the event, you will have the opportunity to: Learn about course content, teaching style and support⁠ Have your questions answered by Maria Dunbar (Director of Education Strategy) and Alistair Tuner (Head of Teaching and Learning) during a live Q&A⁠, following a panel discussion

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Our Diploma Options

The Leiths Diploma in Food & Wine is the launchpad for culinary careers; whether you aspire to be a chef, food writer, entrepreneur, stylist, teacher or product developer, your journey starts here. Students from all corners of the globe choose our London-based school for the excellent tuition, friendly atmosphere and modern curriculum. The Diploma is usually a Three-Term course, but you can gain the Diploma in two terms if you have sufficient previous cooking experience, and for international students, there is an option to fast-track your studies with a blend of online learning. For those seeking more flexible options, the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Certificates can be taken as standalone courses – click here for more info. Taking a combination of professional courses over an extended period of time that suits you can also result in gaining the full Leiths Diploma. Arrange a one-to-one to discuss your goals here.

Experience Leiths

At Leiths School of Food & Wine, our mission is to inspire and empower aspiring chefs and food lovers to achieve their culinary dreams. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment that fosters creativity, passion, and excellence. Our experienced and knowledgeable chefs work tirelessly to provide our students with a comprehensive education that covers all aspects of the culinary arts, from foundational techniques to advanced skills. Our goal is to give our students the tools they need to succeed in the dynamic and ever-changing culinary industry.

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One-to-One Chats

If you’re interested in training with us or just want to see if our courses are a good fit for you, we recommend booking a one-to-one chat with a Leiths teacher by clicking the button below.

Leiths Diploma Kitchen Newsletter

Want to learn more about the Leiths Diploma, what goes on in the kitchens week to week? Sign up to our Diploma Kitchen Newsletter to see the progression of the current students. From skills, guest demonstrations to all day cooks and assessments. You can also find out more on social using #leithsdiplomalife. 

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