Level 1 (NVQ) Food Preparation and Cooking at Kendal College at Queen Elizabeth School
The food and drink industry is one of the largest employers in the North West, especially within Cumbria. Hospitality and Catering covers a broad range of areas from traditional industries such as brewing and baking to the production and processing of the food items that fill supermarket shelves as well as a range of jobs associated with the industry such as front of house and waiting staff.
There are excellent careers opportunities within hospitality and catering, particularly as we live within a tourist area.
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This is a very practical course where you will work within the kitchens at the college. There are also theory lessons linked to your practical work. You will learn a variety of techniques to produce high quality food from full meals to baking, studying under the tuition of our trained and highly experienced chefs.
There are no specific entry requirements for this Level 1 course, but we expect you to have a genuine interest in the course you choose.
Assessment will be through practical skills, in the kitchen, and written assignments.
On successful completion of this two year course you will have developed a range of skills to enable you to progress onto a full time catering course at the college or find a job in the local area, combined with further part time training. There is wide range of Apprenticeships that can lead to an NVQ level 2 qualification and provide you with the opportunity to have on and off the job training while you work.
This course is worth up to 140 points.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth School directly.