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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWE3HOSP
Awarding Body City and Guilds
Level City & Guilds
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This introductory qualification is designed for learners to develop kitchen skills and health and safety awareness. To develop knife skills and preparation methods, the use of everyday ingredients and developing knowledge of how to use them.

Each week you will undergo a placement at Cottingley community centre as a group running the café and kitchen. We will travel as a group on public transport.

During the year you will learn transferable and sector specific skills which will enhance your progression for future learning.

What you'll study

Each week you will prepare and cook dishes which have been demonstrated to you. You will be shown how to put ingredients together. You will be working in a professional kitchen using equipment and developing your individual skills for progression. You will have the opportunity for a weekly placement developing and learning new skills. These will include customer service, team work, money skills. Trips and visits and guest speakers to help enrich your learning experience.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational option itself; a City & Guilds Employability Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units along side developing skills for catering and hospitality.

Each learner will work towards 3 PSD units

  • Basic cookery skills.
  • Understanding commodities
  • Cooking methods.
  • Each week you will prepare and cook dishes which have been demonstrated to you. You will be shown how to put ingredients together. You will be working in a professional kitchen using equipment and developing your individual skills for progression. You will have the opportunity for a weekly placement developing and learning new skills. These will include customer service, team work, money skills. Trips and visits and guest speakers to help enrich your learning experience.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational option itself; a City & Guilds Employability Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units along side developing skills for catering and hospitality.

  • Each learner will work towards 3 PSD units

    • Basic cookery skills.
    • Understanding commodities
    • Cooking methods.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: information@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

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