About the Course
This course is for those who work, or want to work, as professional chefs and are looking for a basic understanding of the industry, in order to progress in a job, or move on to further study. This qualification will build on your interest and passion for the Hospitality and catering sector industry.
The core units studied, include:
Health & Safety in the workplace
Health foods and special diets
Preparing and cooking food using a variety of cooking methods
Working with fresh and pre-prepared ingredients
Cold food preparation
Four GCSEs at grade 2 and above, including English and Maths, as well as a successful interview.
On successful completion you can apply for Level 2 Professional Cookery, or an Apprenticeship, or go into Hospitality and catering at a junior level.
Work Experience and Employability
This course contains work experience and other activities to help you develop employability skills.
What additional resources will I need?
Chef Whites including Chef Tunic, Apron, Hat, Trousers, Skull Cap, Safety Shoes
Full set of knives and cooking equipment
Depending upon household income you may be able to apply for a bursary to pay for the uniform and equipment required
This course is free to students aged 16-18.
Students aged 19+ will usually be charged a tuition fee, unless they meet certain eligibility criteria for fee remission. For those paying, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available. For further advice on fees, waivers and loans, please contact the Fees Co-Ordinator at Queens Drive.
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