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Hospitality and Catering - Award/Certificate in Introduction to Culinary Skills Level 1 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

An introductory programme to give you the
essential knowledge and skills for starting your
career in the hospitality and catering industry
and ideally help you to progress on to a VRQ
Professional Cookery Diploma at level 2.
This course provides you with practical skills in
food preparation and cooking and food service
through training in the college’s purpose-built
kitchens and restaurants. It is hands-on and
gives you a real taste of working in the industry.
The course is the perfect platform to give you
the confidence to progress with your studies or
obtain your first position in the industry.

Course content

Your training will be a mix of both practical and theory based lessons covering a variety of
units, including food preparation and cooking, customer service and teamwork.
You will learn to cook in a professional environment supported by a team of experienced tutors. You will also complete some personal and social development through additional Work Skills qualifications and study maths and English.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above.


With practical assessment of your skills, written work and presentations,.

Future opportunities

Level 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery or Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery or an Apprenticeship.

Further information

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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: 08 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.