No formal qualifications are necessary but you are expected to have a strong interest/experience in catering and want to work in the catering industry. If progressing from another course, a positive report is required. Successfully complete taster days and induction. Students will need to be able to read, write and understand English at an intermediate level. It is essential that you purchase a full uniform and strong shoes before the start of the course.
The College's Queen's Gardens Centre
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
The course is aimed at a wide variety of mature minded students who wish to work in the catering industry.
We have a high level of learner success from those who complete the course.
Many of our students are from abroad or had a period of unemployment before enrolling on the course.
Examples of past students:
Martin Littlefair (20)
After a difficult past, Martin chose his path in catering. Commuting from Goole everyday he completed his NVQ Level 1 and progressed onto Level 2. He has now gained employment in the industry and working well towards Level 3.
Leigha Cross (19)
Traveling from Patrington everyday Leigha has followed her love of food completing NVQ 2 in Catering, alongside her successful employment at Patrington Haven.
The course will cover the following units:
Basic Food Hygiene
Basic health and Safety
NVQ 2 Food Preparation and Cooking
Meat and Poultry Dishes
Cleaning and Storing
Use of Knives
The NVQ course is broken down into units. When you have completed this section you will be assessed on your practical skills and formally tested about your theoretical knowledge.
When you have completed all required units you will be awarded the NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking qualification.
Most students go into full-time employment in the industry. You may also continue your studies with an NVQ Level 3 on a part-time or full-time basis.
Further study eg.NVQ Level 3 Advanced Craft/Food Preparation and Cooking or employment within the hospitality and catering industry.
You will be required to taste all food you prepare.
It is essential that you purchase a full uniform and strong shoes before the start of the course.
You must be able to attend all classes.
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