Join us for an exciting introduction to catering. During this Level 1 course, you will learn preparation, cooking and presentation methods for a variety of dishes. We'll also help you build your confidence so you can produce tasty dishes for our customers.
On this course you will learn preparation, cooking and presentation methods for a variety of dishes for food service. Develop the confidence to work in our professional kitchens and engage with customers.
Minimum two grade 2 at GCSE including English and/or maths.
There are a variety of assessment methods for example assessing of your finished dishes, projects, some question papers, e-Portfolio management and 30 hours of work experience.
Level 1 NVQ Food Preparation and Cooking
Successful completion of this course will give you the opportunity to progress to other Catering & Hospitality courses or other courses within the college.
You will need to purchase a set of Chef’s Whites which will include safety shoes, your own knife set and Front of House uniform at a cost of approximately £200.00. (If you require any financial advice or guidance, please contact our Student Services department).
Trips and visits £50.00 together with a materials fee of £75.00. The material fee covers £30.00 for Practical cookery text book, £25.00 for print credit & £20.00 to contribute to ingredients over the year.
This level 1 course gives us the opportunity to practise basic skills a number of times to achieve the skills required in hospitality and catering and move on to a level 2 programme if appropriate. This course provides the time and pace for students who require it.