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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWE3HOSP
Awarding Body City and Guilds
Level Entry Level 3
Start Date 21/09/2020

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. (This will not start during the first term due to Covid-19).

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

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.

What you'll study

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Each learner will work towards 3 PSD units

  • Basic cookery skills.
  • Understanding commodities
  • Cooking methods.
  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of: the vocational qualification itself; a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award, maths and English, a tutorial programme and work experience. Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

    Each learner will work towards 3 PSD units

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

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're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

All fees exclude exams, registration and administration charges. These fees apply to all learners, except those with full fee remission.

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