You will be introduced to a variety of basic cooking skills and techniques to meet the needs of a broad range of roles across the catering and hospitality sector. This is a hands-on, practical course closely linked to the world of work.
- The catering and hospitality industry
- Food safety
- Health and safety awareness
- Healthy eating and special diets
- Using kitchen equipment
- Workplace skills
- Practical food preparation techniques
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Students who complete this course can progress on to the Level 2 course.
Work as a kitchen assistant in a café, restaurant, pub, hotel, bed and breakfast, delicatessen, school - and many more. You could then pursue more senior positions such as chef, kitchen manager and supervisor.
A passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.
City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Leonora was previously a pupil at South Hunsley School. She enjoys baking at home and says she feels more confident after studying at Bishop Burton College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: It is a really friendly place and you are made to feel welcome from the start. There are always people around to help you if you need it.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I enjoy it most when we are working in the kitchen and it feels like I am a professional chef.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I am considering enhancing my education in this area with further study but am also looking at opportunities to go straight into work at the end of this course.