Catering Level 1 Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education
This course focusses on the practical application of knowledge and aims to provide you with a basic level of study in catering. The skills developed are required for employment in many catering and hospitality establishments and events.
You will study practical units for food preparation and cooking including boiling, baking, poaching and frying. Units for serving food and drink include preparing dining areas, serving customers and dealing with payments. You will develop your practical skills in the commercial kitchens and our Manor Restaurant which is open to the public. Your programme of study will also require attendance at tutorials, work experience and employability skills.
A range of GCSEs at E-G including English and preferably maths or equivalent, OR an Entry Level course with good evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.
This course involves practical sessions in our Manor House Restaurant and kitchens alongside written assignments and theory tests. Practical assessments will be carried out in test conditions at set times throughout the year.
You will be required to purchase a professional uniform, knives and a textbook is recommended, Approx. cost £230.
This course will prepare you for employment at operative level or, with a good tutor reference and satisfactory attendance record, further study on Level 2 study programmes in Professional Food and Beverage Service or Professional Cookery.
Entry is subject to a successful interview. A high professional standard of uniform and safety shoes or boots must be worn in the kitchens.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.