Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

Level 1 in Professional Cookery

Locations and Attendance

Aberdare
Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 03/09/2018 to 28/06/2019
Course Times : 09:00 to 16:00
Course Code : 7CF101AA

Fees

FT Registration Fee - £30.00

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Chef Uniform - £55.06, Restaurant Materials - £26.15, Knife Set - £40) (Suggested Optional - Text books, Hand Blender, Mixer). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

Course Outline

This course is an introduction to the skills required to work as a professional chef in the industry, a foundation for a career within the exciting customer focussed Hospitality profession.

You will benefit from a variety of activities designed to bring out the best of your potential, and enable you to use your skills and knowledge to progress to a Level 2 Hospitality and Catering qualification. Within this programme you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate and Essential skills Wales.

Entry requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including English and Maths or a foundation course qualification including Essential Skills Communication and Application of Number at Entry Level 3.

You will be invited to attend an interview. During this interview you will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required. Your interview will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course, a full uniform list will be provided.

What will I study?

You will study units that reflect the needs of the catering industry, while further preparing you for a career within this sector.

You will study; Primary aspects of hospitality, Employment Standards, Health & Safety, Customer Service and Essential Skills in Communication & Application of Number & Information Technology

Our Hospitality and Catering courses will give you the skills you need to success within the industry. You will gain hands on experience working within our professional kitchens and restaurants. Our training restaurants are open to the public, this will give you a great opportunity to see what it’s like to work in the industry. When you decide the time is right to look for employment you will already have experience of working within a professional environment. The Welsh Baccalaureate - you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales 'fits in' with Europe and the rest of the world, the health of the nation and how to be enterprising.

You will also be required to undertake 25 hours’ of work placement; this is a mandatory element of the programme.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There are external examinations and Essential Skills portfolios.

Career Opportunities and Progression

As you progress, we can guide you towards a higher level course or assist you if you wish to go directly into employment. Whichever path you chose.

Disclaimer Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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