Hospitality & Catering
What is the course about?
If you have a passion for cooking and would like to learn more about cooking healthy meals, then this course is ideal for you. This is a practical course where you will learn all the necessary skills and knowledge around preparing, cooking, and serving healthy meals.
Why should I choose the course?
You will gain practical skills on how to reduce fat, salt, and sugar in your foods and how to produce family favourites quickly and easily, looking at healthier methods of cookery.
Please note, you must wear a full covered shoe without a heel, tie long hair back, and wear a hat or cap along with an apron. Jewellery must be removed when in the kitchen.
What will I learn?
On this course you will:
- Prepare, cook, dishes that are quick, easy, and healthy
- Use a range of ingredients to create the finished product
- Follow a recipe to create a dish
- Weigh and measure ingredients accurately
Plan, prepare, and cook dishes within an agreed time.
What will the course lead on to?
After successfully completing this course, why not try out our Vegetarian Cooking course and learn how to produce more plant-based meals? We also run a number of other accredited and non-accredited courses including Chocoholic, Tastes of Asia, and Buckley’s BBQ. You could even flex your social media skills with Instagram-worthy snaps of your mouth-watering creations! The industry is bigger than it ever has been, and with so many choices available the world is at your feet. Please contact our Learner Services Team for more information about courses.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Studying this course with us means you will be part of an industry-led, public-serving department that has previously held the prestigious AA Rosette ‘Highly Commended’ and the People 1st Silver Hospitality Award. Our students achieved gold and ‘Best in Class’ awards at the Welsh International Culinary Championships 2019 and were also regional winners at the Seafood Chef of the Year Competition 2018. Our dedicated staff have a wealth of skills and industry experience to share with you.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area and be willing to partake in classroom activities, discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.
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