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Professional Cookery Level 1 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

If you have a passion for cooking and a genuine desire to be a chef, then this is the course for you. We’ll get you started in our professional training kitchens, helping you to develop the knowledge and practical skills you need for a career in the sector.

Course content

In the kitchen you’ll be trained to use a number of techniques on a wide range of food including:

  • Steaming

  • Baking

  • Roasting

  • Grilling

  • Frying

  • Boiling

  • Poaching

Plus you’ll develop:

  • Practical English and maths skills for weighing, measuring and changing recipes

  • Skills for working life on GAP work placements

In addition to your main qualification you’ll gain awards in:

  • Food Safety, Health and Safety at Level 2

  • VRQ Level 1 Food and Beverage Service

Entry requirements

This is a skill based course, where most students will traditionally need to start at level 1. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.

Future opportunities

Progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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