Award in Expert Cooking Skills
Level 1 | Duration: 10 Weeks | Start Date: 04/11/2020
Details: Wednesdays, 6pm – 9pm
What is this course about?
This course will give you an introduction into the exciting career of catering. You will work in our practical kitchens preparing and cooking a wide range of savoury and sweet dishes. Theory assignments will give you the underpinning knowledge to assist your understanding of the topics within practical areas. The School of Hospitably and Catering is a recognised Centre of Excellence.
What will I learn on this course?
You will be involved in both practical & theory sessions which include:, knowledge of the catering industry, health & safety, food safety, preparing & cooking a variety of sweet and savoury food items and how to improve your employment opportunities in the catering industry.
You will need to be assessed at Entry 3 for English or hold relevant GCSE grades. You may be required to attend an interview.
What will this course lead on to?
Progression onto the Level 2 Certificate in patisserie & confectionary or a cake decorating course. You may wish to pursue employment within the catering industry.
How will I be assessed?
During your programme you will be assessed by observation of your practical skills, short answer papers, supplementary questions and completion of a portfolio.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: £130
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You will need to purchase the correct professional dress code for the kitchen environment. You can purchase your own black polo shirt, full black trousers and a flat covered black shoe. If you are looking to progress further onto other catering qualifications e.g. the award in confectionery and patisserie you may wish to purchase the full uniform and kit from the college.
You will work in a range of kitchens including a newly refurbished production kitchen with ceramic cookers, wok, larder kitchen and pastry kitchen. All practical sessions will help give you the practical skills, confidence and the overview of what the catering and hospitality industry can offer.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes