Introduction to Professional Cookery (City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma) - on the coast

Introduction to Professional Cookery (City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma) - on the coast

Subject Area: On The Coast (Leiston)

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 143983
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths, or demonstrate the ability to work towards Level 1 in English and maths in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at Suffolk New College - on the coast (Halesworth Campus)

    The study programme will take place 4 days a week, and you will have three kitchen sessions where you will learn the essential skills required to make you a good chef. You will be required to also attend work experience, and to be involved in function work and open events at the College to further your skills.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Course Highlights

    Prepare, cook, and present dishes for Shelley’s lunchtime buffet service.

    Bake fresh bread and cakes and be a part of our Granary Business.

    Take part in fun competitions to produce your dishes, and make your style.

    Attend enrichment activities such as trips to Rendlesham Forest and working at the Suffolk Show.

    Core Skills Covered: Customer Service | Teamwork | Leadership | Budgeting | Financial | Hands-on 

    Next Steps

    Most Level 1 students choose to move onto study Level 2 qualifications in Professional Cookery, Patisserie, or Food and Beverage Service. However, this will depend on English and maths results and work experience hours attained. Students will have worked on functions and events and will have taken part in competitions and visits, which will assist them in gaining confidence in a range of interpersonal and practical skills so necessary for today’s workplace.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be published at a later date.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Approximately £191 for uniform/kit and £50 for trips/materials