About the Academy Level Three certification.
To gain Level Three accreditation, delegates are required to pass eight modules, these are purchased individually and studied on a module-by-module basis. There are four core and four (out of a total of nine) supplementary modules. Delegates can choose the four supplementary modules they want to study. All modules are accessed via online Learning Roads and each module will have an online assessment.
Who is it for?
The Academy of Cheese Level Three certification is aimed at cheese enthusiasts and individuals in the following professions: senior staff in cheese retail, food service or wholesale; cheesemakers; judges for cheese competitions; technologists; or associated professions.
How it works
Level Three is studied on a modular basis; not only allowing delegates to schedule coursework around work commitments and spread the cost, but enabling them to tailor the course to suit their personal interests. Each individual Level Three module has instant access to a learning road, created by world-class cheese industry professionals, and includes digestible chapters and progress checks.
To gain Level Three certification candidates will previously have gained Level One & Level Two Academy of Cheese certifications and will need to pass all eight modules.
NB. All modules are available for purchase by individuals wishing to expand their existing knowledge (without certification) even if they have not previously studied with the Academy of Cheese.
For each module candidates must complete an online assessment consisting of 30 to 100 questions with a combination of multiple choice and short written answers (Pass mark ≥80%).
Standards & Learning Outcomes
For an individual to gain Academy of Cheese Accreditation at Level Three they will have to complete and pass the assessment in each of the four core modules below plus four (out of nine) of the supplementary modules. The choice of which supplementary modules they wish to study is up to the individual.