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Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & Catering

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This course provides you with an opportunity for progression from Level 1. Level 2 focuses on the preparation and cooking of the different food groups as identified in the profile below.

Course details

You will build a portfolio of evidence to prove your competence in each unit. You will undertake units in:

  • Preparation and cooking of soup
  • Preparation and cooking of sauces
  • Preparation and cooking fish dishes
  • Preparation and cooking meat and poultry dishes
  • Preparation and cooking potatoes and vegetables
  • Preparation and cooking of basic pastry
  • Teamwork
  • Health, safety & security
  • Food safety
  • Maintain, handle and clean knives

There will be an occasional opportunity to work in the evening in the College Restaurant, in addition to your employment.

Entry guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification.

Applicants should be working in the catering industry (this can be a voluntary placement).

Applicants should have communication and comprehension skills, at level 1.

Manual dexterity & physical stamina is essential.

Satisfactory interview and assessment to determine suitability for the course.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

Assessement is continuous in practicals and class based underpinning knowledge.

Additional Information

Appropriate uniform, textbook and knives to meet College standards are required prior to commencement.

Where can I progress to?

Progression to Level 3 Food Preparation.

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When does this course run?

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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