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Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Cookery at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Natural progression to Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery.
  • Qualified tutors with relevant industrial experence.
  • It is essential that students purchase knives and uniform prior to starting the course.
  • Five week industrial placement in good establishments.
  • Up-to-date kitchen equipment.

Realistic catering working environment for a busy restaurant including functions and small parties. Industrial gourmet evenings planned and catered by professional industry chefs. Invitations to professionals from the catering and hospitality industry to talk to learners about their experiences.

Course content

This is a one year course that is aimed at students who wish to enter into the Catering and Hospitality industry. The course provides practical skills and associated theoretical knowledge providing a broad understanding of kitchen operations for those aspiring to work in the industry.

Entry requirements

Three GCSE grades C or above or relevant industrial experience. Applicants will be required to attend an interview and take a diagnostic test to determine literacy and numeracy levels.

Assessment

Assessment of learners is through unit assignments, test papers and practical tasks with two synoptic tests. Marks are graded into pass, credit or distinction.

Future opportunities

Assessment of learners is through unit assignments, test papers and practical tasks with two synoptic tests. Marks are graded into pass, credit or distinction.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Pibwrlwyd is a friendly campus in a rural setting on the outskirts of the market town of Carmarthen which is also the commercial centre for a large and thriving area. The campus is home to a wide range of curriculum that spans further and higher education. Key activities on the campus include Automotive Engineering, Business and Management, Catering and Hospitality, Equine Studies, Animal Science, and Teacher Training. All activities are well supported by resources and facilities including:

      Modern ICT equipment and laboratories
      Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Salon (Salon Pib)
      A well-stocked Learning Centre / Library
      Merlin’s training restaurant which is open to the public and available for small meetings/seminars
      An indoor riding arena with disabled access as well as an outdoor arena
      State of the art motor vehicle workshops
      An exotic animal care centre which incorporates reptiles, fish and amphibians
      The location, facilities and staff all contribute to creating a close learning community on the campus where everyone is supportive and caring particularly towards the students’ needs.