Foundation Catering - VRQ Entry 3 at West Thames College
This introductory course is based in our professional kitchens at the Feltham Skills Centre. You will work with a variety of ingredients and equipment in order to learn the skills needed to produce food in a commercial environment. You will gain qualifications in food hygiene and health and safety, which are essential for the catering industry.
This course is based in our professional kitchens at the Feltham Skills Centre. You will be given opportunities to work with a variety of ingredients and equipment in order to learn the skills needed to produce food in a commercial environment.
Alongside your food preparation and cooking qualification you will also gain qualifications in food hygiene and health and safety, which are needed for work in the catering industry:
- RSH Essential Food Hygiene covers pathogenic micro-organisms, food poisoning, personal hygiene, temperature control, kitchen design, kitchen pests and food legislation.
- CIEH Basic Health and Safety provides you with health and safety understanding.
You will also study functional skills in English and Maths.
Work experience opportunities may be available.
None, but you will have an assessment.
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You will be assessed via coursework and practical cookery tests.
This course is free for students aged 16-18.
VRQ Level 1 Professional Cookery.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
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How to apply
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