This is a vocational course with an end point assessment for both practical and theoretical aspects, which incorporates various elements within the specific specialist areas of food preparation and cooking,providing you with an excellent foundation for your career within the catering industry. You will gain valuable practical experience working in the training kitchens and front of house areas within the college, situated at the Conway park Campus.
If you are hoping to pursue a career in the kitchen, you will learn about cooking, culinary art and culinary techniques from around the world.
This qualification is aimed at those involved in catering, food and health-related occupations, and also to carers, community workers, fitness trainers and other individuals who have a role in promoting healthy diets. It would be appropriate as part of lifestyle education for people of all ages, especially for young people and is relevant for anyone wanting to understand the key food-related health issues and how to plan a balanced diet.
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.
An essential food hygiene qualification required for all people who are handling food i.e. food retailers, manufacturers, staff in hotels and restaurants.
This course will provide you with an opportunity to progress from Level 1 focusing on the preparation and cooking of a range of different food groups. The programme will help you to build a skills platform that will allow you to progress to Level 3.