Culinary skills

Certificate Hospitality & Catering

Course Details

Subject Area
Hospitality & Catering
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 13 weeks)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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This qualification will help you build on existing skills and certify your techniques and experience to work as a chef. This course includes a range of modules to provide important insights into the industry including including health and safety in catering and hospitality, creating healthier food and special diets, how to organise and deliver catering operations, costs and menu planning. Students will also learn to prepare and cook stocks, soups and sauces, fruit and vegetables, meat and offal, poultry, fish and shellfish, rice, pasta, grains and egg dishes, produce hot and cold desserts and puddings, biscuit, cake and fermented dough products.

To apply for this course applicant should hold a Level 1 in culinary skills or have relevant experience within the industry. Applicants should also be able to evidence a Level 1 qualification in functional skills in English and maths or equivalent GCSE's.

Students will be assessed throughout the course through practical assessments and written tests to evidence their skills and knowledge.

Upon successful completion of this course students can progress onto a Level 3 in Advanced Professional Cookery to develop their skills even further. Students can use these qualifications to work towards becoming skilled in their ideal job in the hospitality and catering industry. Job roles in this sector include chef, cook, kitchen and catering assistants.

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Hospitality & Catering

Maybe you’re already a whizz in the kitchen, and the thought of exploring fine dining and gourmet food has your mouth watering?

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