2020 Programme - Cookery
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
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What will you be working towards?
||Catering - Professional Cookery
The Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery is suited to learners wanting a practical experience where the development of professional cookery, service skills and knowledge can contribute towards a fulfilling career in the Hospitality Industry. The course is aimed at 16-18 year olds who have just completed studies at school, or are looking to get back into education to study in this expanding and desirable vocational area. The course consists of a minimum of 7 units, all of which are taught in a practical context. You will also attend tutorials and have invaluable work experience in our contemporary restaurant and refectory. Our Study Programme includes opportunities for you to develop your English and Maths skills as required. You may be expected to complete either functional skills or GCSE qualifications as part of your course depending on your GCSE results. This programme will use a variety of assessment methods which will include periodic skills tests, short answer questions, and assignment work. Your work is graded pass, merit and distinction, and you will be able to track your performance as you work towards the qualification. There will also be classroom activity, online learning, visits and assignments to supplement learning. Your studies will culminate in a set of final practical tests which will count towards a large proportion of your final grading.
How will it be delivered?
A variety of assessment methods which will include periodic skills tests, short answer questions, and assignment work. Will culminate in a set of final practical tests which will count towards a large proportion of your final grading.
Applicants are interviewed and selected based on receiving a satisfactory school report or reference. GCSEs at D-E Grades or Entry Level 3 qualifications, preferably with English and Maths are desirable.
Your next steps...
Successful completion at a satisfactory grade could enable progression onto Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery, Level 2 Diploma in Food, Beverage and Professional Cookery Studies. There are also opportunities to be employed in the industry and continue your studies on an intermediate Apprenticeship programme