What's covered?

It is made up of 12 units

  • Food safety in catering
  • Introduction to the catering and hospitality industry
  • Health and safety awareness for catering and hospitality
  • Introduction to healthier foods and special diets
  • Introduction to kitchen equipment
  • Introduction to personal workplace skills
  • Prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching and steaming
  • Prepare and cook food by stewing and braising
  • Prepare and cook food by baking, roasting and grilling
  • Prepare and cook food by deep frying and shallow frying
  • Regeneration of pre-prepared food
  • Cold food preparation Functional Skills is also an integral part of the course in Mathematics, English and ICT

What do you need?

Passion, motivation and a proven commitment to hard work, good time keeping and a desire to learn how to cook and serve good food to the public.

How you are assessed

It is assessed through course work, theory and practical tests

How Long?

Full-Time 1 Year

What course next?

Diploma in Professional Cookery at Level 2

What could this lead to?

Employment opportunities include becoming a commis chef or waiter in a restaurant or hotel or one of the many different types of catering establishments.

Choose from the following options

Many students are entitled to a reduction in tuition fees on many of our courses, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of the course. More information can be found on our course fee reductions page. Financial support, loans and instalment plans are also available to eligible students.

Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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