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Level 1 in Professional Cookery

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 Essential skills Wales.

What Will I Learn?

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 or a GCSE.


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.


Entry Requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including English Language/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a foundation course qualification including Essential Skills at Entry Level 3, as well as a reference from a previous tutor. You may also be asked to complete a practical skills task.


We are looking for learners with a passion for the Hospitality and Catering industry. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities which will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course; a full list will be provided. You will be required to undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.

Assessment

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.

Career 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.

Further Notes

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.

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Course Details
Level:Level 1
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2022
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:7CF101YA
Fees
FT Registration Fee: £30

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

Future Careers
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Aberdare

Wellington Street
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF44 8EN

Nantgarw

Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QY

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Llwynypia
Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

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Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7XR

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