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Professional Cookery C&G VRQ Introductory Diploma Level 1 at Tower Hamlets College

Course description

You will develop a broad understanding of the hospitality and catering industry, the importance of Food safety and develop the basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of health and safety in the workplace.   You will gain an introduction to healthier foods, kitchen equipment, personal workplace skills and professional cookery. You will learn how to prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching, steaming, stewing, braising, grilling and many other methods.

All of the work takes place in our training kitchen where you will have the opportunity to prepare meals for sale in the Canary View Restaurant.


Course content

  • The catering and hospitality industry
  • Health & Safety
  • Food Safety
  • Healthier Foods
  • Special Diets
  • Prepare and cook using a variety of methods

Entry requirements

  • 2 GCSEs grade E – G


Included in this qualification are on-line tests, coursework and practical assessment. It is designed to equip students with the skills they need for the working world. We also support your study through Functional Skills in Maths, English & ICT.

Future opportunities

  • Progress to Level 2 Catering
  • Employment in catering, hospitality or leisure and tourism industries

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tower Hamlets College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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