Alan Oliver

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Job title

Chef Lecturer

Academic qualifications

Cert ED, BA hons.


0121 604 1000


I have been lecturing in Further Education colleges for 26 years and I have been a lecturer at University College Birmingham for 22 years. I have held several programme management positions which relate to part-time course of study, modern apprenticeships, full-time diploma levels 1, 2 and 3 professional cookery programmes.

My industry experience includes working as a chef in five star London hotels, Carnival Cruise lines based in Miami, Hotels and Restaurants in Sydney Australia.


  • Course tutor for NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery group NVQ 2B.
  • Teach basement larder skills and kitchen skills for NVQ Level 2 Groups.
  • Assess and verify student work on the Level 2 professional cookery programme.

Birmingham College of Food

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