You will complete a number of core units from a range that includes:
- Basic food preparation
- Serving food and drink
- Healthy eating
- Introduction to food safety and health and safety
English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.
You will be assessed throughout the year on written assignments as well as undertaking regular practical sessions.
A strong interest in food and/or customer service is essential. Each applicant will go through an interview and taster day before being enrolled. A good understanding of written and spoken English is required.
This course can help you find a job in a wide range of roles including:
- Catering assistant
- Food processing operative
- Kitchen assistant
Once you have completed this course, you Once you have completed the course you could move on to either Professional Cookery Level 2, Bakery Level 2, Patisserie Level 2 or Food and Beverage Level 2. Once you have completed the course you might want to move on to a full level 2 qualification and skilled employment including apprenticeships.