Professional Cookery Level 1

This course provides a broad introduction to the Catering industry with a special focus on professional cookery and the practical skills required to work in today’s modern Hospitality industry.

Course Level:
Level 1
Duration:
1 Year
Campus:
High Street
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds
Overview

If your dream career is to become a professional chef, this is a fantastic qualification to get you started. Throughout your learning journey, you will build up a high level of cooking skills and learn other workplace essentials like health and safety in a kitchen.

Our five-star catering facilities, including a state of the art Prep Kitchen and a Production Kitchen servicing The Brasserie restaurant, give you a professional and exciting learning environment in which to hone your professional catering skills.

With guidance from our tutors, who are highly skilled chefs and hospitality experts, you may take on kitchen supervisory responsibilities in the areas of food safety, menu development and dish quality control and learn how front of house works effectively alongside a professional kitchen. From a broad introduction to cooking a meal, looking after customers and planning and running events to focusing on professional cookery and the skills required to work in today’s modern hospitality industry, you will experience the real demands and pressures of the industry.

Modules
  • Introduction to Employability in the Catering & Hospitality Industry
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Healthier Foods for Special Diets
  • Introduction to Kitchen Equipment
  • Boil, Poach & Steam
  • Stewing & Braising
  • Baking, Roasting & Grilling
  • Shallow & Deep Frying
  • Re-generation of Prepared Food
  • Cold Preparation

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs grade 9-2 including English & Maths
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Commis Chef
  • Front of House or Customer Services
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Culinary Skills Level 2
  • Apprenticeship in Catering & Hospitality
INFORMATION

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform approx. £150.

VOCATIONAL
This programme offers you an exciting opportunity to develop your interest in practical cookery, serving customers and gaining valuable work preparation skills.
2019-2020
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High Street
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Apprenticeships
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2019-2020
Apprenticeships
Level 3
High Street
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Apprenticeships
Level 2
High Street
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2019-2020
Apprenticeships
Level 3
High Street
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Apprenticeships
Level 2
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