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European Social Fund

Funding Your Course

If you're aged 19 or over and you want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 Vocational Qualification, you could be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

About the course

This is a practical programme, which helps you to develop skills in cooking. These skills will allow you to prepare a wide range of dishes. The Certificate gives you an excellent grounding in the hospitality and catering industry.

Entry requirements

At least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 and 2 GCSEs at grade 1

How much does it cost?

Uniform, books and equipment – £300
Visits - £80
Locker - £10

Who is it suitable for?

This course is suitable for a student who has a passion for hospitality and catering and wants to develop their skills and knowledge in this sector.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

You will gain a good standard of cookery skills and learn other workplace essentials such as hygiene, health and safety, teamwork and customer care. This course can lead to progression onto Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills.

Where will this course take me?

Progression onto Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills

Core modules

This course is broken down into the following units:

  • Level 2 Food safety in catering (1 credit)
  • Level 1 Introduction to kitchen equipment (5 credits)
  • Level 1 Prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching and steaming (10 credits)
  • Level 1 Prepare and cook food by stewing and braising (7 credits)
  • Level 1 Prepare and cook food by baking, roasting and grilling (12 credits)
  • Level 1 Prepare and cook food by deep frying and shallow frying (5 credits)

How will I be assessed?

Short answer test, practical exams, written questions.

Will I have to provide anything?

Uniform, books and equipment – £300
Visits - £80
Locker - £10

You may be entitled to receive a bursary to cover these costs

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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