Food Preparation And Cooking

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
13 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Catering
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Food Preparation And Cooking

Student training in bakery kitchens at Cornwall College This course is ideal if you have a passion for the food, drink Industry, and enjoy working as part of a hospitality team. Completing this course is your first step to working in a professional kitchen or restaurant

The course covers all the basic duties to become a chef, from maintaining a safe working place to preparing and cooking food items.

You will get real-life experience working and learning in our professional kitchens and contribute towards providing food in our restaurants.

You will be assessed throughout the course to check on your progress. The course consists of knowledge tests and ongoing practical assessments throughout the year. You will need to pass all assessments to gain the qualification and maintain 90% attendance on the course.

QUALIFICATION
N/A
LOCATION
Cornwall College St Austell
START DATE
13 September 2022
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Catering
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

This qualification provides a real opportunity for you to gain work specific skills and knowledge in Food Preparation and Cooking.

This qualification covers the knowledge and skills you will need to enter work in the Catering Industry.

You will learn many of the techniques used in preparation and cookery, including:

Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working practice
Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
Cooking methods
Preparation and cooking of hot and cold dishes
Food and drink service

You will also receive personal tutorials which will provide opportunities to set your personal targets and to carryout self-evaluation and reflection.

You will be taught by industry led tutors, in industry standard restaurants open to the public.

Entry requirements

No previous industry experience in catering or hospitality is required. However, you will need to have a minimum of two GCSEs minimum grade E or grade 2 in English and mathematics or an equivalent qualification. At Cornwall College, we recognize that applicants without these qualifications can often offer a high level of competence as well as life experience and we will therefore consider all applications on their merits alongside their qualifications. You will continue to develop your skills of Maths, English & Employability as a part of your study programme. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please call the Catering & Hospitality department and ask to speak to the course manager who will be happy to discuss it with you.

Work experience

We would like you to find a work placement while on the course but not necessary as we will help you find a placement or gain work experience in are training kitchen and restaurants.

Or helping out in are local business to gain that valuable experience to help you develop a career in an exciting industry

Assessment

You will be assessed through Practical assessment, Theory Lesson bespoke to your course, and through multi-choice exams. This will occur when you feel ready and the teaching staff feel you are ready for the assessment process.

Progression

Once you have finished the Level 1 course, you will have a real understanding of basic catering and the hospitality industry and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 2 and 3 courses. We also offer apprenticeships across the hospitality industry, so if you want to earn while you learn, then you can consider that option

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


This qualification provides a real opportunity for you to gain work specific skills and knowledge in Food Preparation and Cooking.

This qualification covers the knowledge and skills you will need to enter work in the Catering Industry.

You will learn many of the techniques used in preparation and cookery, including:

Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working practice
Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
Cooking methods
Preparation and cooking of hot and cold dishes
Food and drink service

You will also receive personal tutorials which will provide opportunities to set your personal targets and to carryout self-evaluation and reflection.

You will be taught by industry led tutors, in industry standard restaurants open to the public.

No previous industry experience in catering or hospitality is required. However, you will need to have a minimum of two GCSEs minimum grade E or grade 2 in English and mathematics or an equivalent qualification. At Cornwall College, we recognize that applicants without these qualifications can often offer a high level of competence as well as life experience and we will therefore consider all applications on their merits alongside their qualifications. You will continue to develop your skills of Maths, English & Employability as a part of your study programme. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please call the Catering & Hospitality department and ask to speak to the course manager who will be happy to discuss it with you.

We would like you to find a work placement while on the course but not necessary as we will help you find a placement or gain work experience in are training kitchen and restaurants. Or helping out in are local business to gain that valuable experience to help you develop a career in an exciting industry

You will be assessed through Practical assessment, Theory Lesson bespoke to your course, and through multi-choice exams. This will occur when you feel ready and the teaching staff feel you are ready for the assessment process.

Once you have finished the Level 1 course, you will have a real understanding of basic catering and the hospitality industry and be ready to move on to the more advanced Level 2 and 3 courses. We also offer apprenticeships across the hospitality industry, so if you want to earn while you learn, then you can consider that option

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19 Adult
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 13 September 2022
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Course Code 10807-STA-22

Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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