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Catering, Cookery and Hospitality

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Overview

This one-year course will suit students with some basic skills and experience as a chef, probably gained through work experience under supervision. Students on the course will gain a formal qualification and increase their employment skills allowing them to take on a more senior role.

The qualification consists of 14 units which range from: kitchen operations, costs and menu planning, to prepare and cook meat. As well as the taught units, this course includes a mandatory work experience element.

Students are encouraged to source their work experience early in the programme, as it contributes to future progression opportunities.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Cookery and five GCSE passes at grade 3 (D) or above, preferably including Maths and English, or an equivalent vocational qualification at merit grade, and Functional Skills Maths and English, preferably at Level 1.

Students who have not yet achieved grade 4 (C) in GCSE Maths and English study Functional Skills or GCSE Maths and English as part of their course.

Skills

Students must have a good interest in Cooking. Hand dexterity and working to tight time constraints are essential

Qualifications

City & Guilds Professional Cookery Level 2 Diploma

Assessment

For the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery students complete practical assessments and assignments and complete a portfolio of evidence. Students also complete and end of year synoptic exams

Home Study

Homework is set to reinforce skills and knowledge learned within practical and theory sessions. Students are expected to have sound research skills, and the dedication and motivation to carry out this work.

Work Placement

As well as the taught units, this course includes a mandatory work experience element. Students are encouraged to source their work experience early in the programme, as it contributes to future progression opportunities.

Progression

Level 3 Diploma in Cookery or an apprenticeship.

Fees and Additional Costs

Like any vocation, without the right tools it is impossible to do the job well. Students are expected to have their own Chefs uniform including safety shoes, a set of knives, basic equipment (such as measuring spoons and gas lighter etc.), books, files and pens, front of house uniform (black trousers/skirt, white shirt/blouse) and apron.

On accepting a place we will provide students with an equipment list from a supplier where students receive a discount on uniform (chefs whites and front of house apron), knives, books and additional small equipment.

Additional Information

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Please be aware that this course has already started. Please call 01635 845000 to check if spaces are available.

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