This course will introduce students to basic cookery and customer care skills and help develop good work and organisational practices. It is suitable for those who need to gain more confidence in their abilities of food handling and professional aptitude, before progressing to Certificate in Food Preparation & Service

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression to Technical Certificate in Food Preparation & Service or Apprenticeship training.

What jobs can I get? 

Working within a small kitchen, sandwich shops, bistros and coffee shops either cooking or front of house depending on ability. This course can enable you to progress onto further hospitality courses here at the College.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to achieve GCSEs grades D-G including English and maths grades 3-1 (formerly D-G). Alternatively successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths.  Each applicant will be assessed on their individual merits, and a keen interest in Catering & Hospitality is essential.

What about work experience? 

Each learner will be expected to work in our Brasserie-style restaurant & Coffee shop, to gain valuable Customer care skills

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SGL1FQ001G 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Course materials & Uniform kit (see links below)

NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year.  You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)

Associated Costs 

Click the following links below to download the expected and current uniform list:  

Uniform

For progressing students there is a uniform Top Up list for replacement/additional items

 

Course content

Course Content 

This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of cookery and food service with applied knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to basic cookery and customer care skills and the opportunity to develop good working practices. You will work in The College's well equipped training kitchens, open plan Brasserie and in the Coastline Coffee Shop.

Your study includes:

  • L1 Certificate in Progression 2 Catering & Hospitality
  • Functional skills in English and Mathematics at the appropriate level.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

Ascentis

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hospitality and Catering

More about the course 

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Approx 35% theory assignments/assessment and 65% practical observation assessment.

The Hospitality and Catering department has a number of specialist commercial training kitchens as well as the renowned Brasserie restaurant open to the public.  You will also have access to The College's virtual learning environment (MOODLE) to support your learning.

Click the following link below to download the expected and current uniform list:  

Uniform

For progressing students there is a uniform Top Up list for replacement/additional items
 

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Certificate

Awarding Body 

Ascentis