Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Chandra
The course has been designed for students who wish to develop skills in catering and cooking but are unable to commit to the current full 03HAC Trades course as they wish to keep their options open by taking up other subjects. Students aspiring to work in the food industry or in hospitality will find this course beneficial. There is also the expectation that students choosing to take this course will show a high level of commitment, energy and resourcefulness in order to complete the year's study. It will cover
•Baking skills and techniques.
•What a good ‘breakfast’ looks like on a plate. Egg cookery hints and tips.
•Food presentation skills. How to make food look good on a plate.
•How to develop better working practice habits.
It may also include customer service and communication Units, working in a team environment, job interviews and answering telephone. These skills increase confidence and enhance the chances of future job prospect.
Other Standards may be substituted, added or deleted as time and skills show.
Selecting this course can lead to
• an Apprenticeship in Cookery, Catering Services, or Food & Beverage
• Level 3 and 4 on-job qualifications in Cookery, Catering Services, or Food & Beverage Service.
All food items supplied - students DO NOT bring any food from home.
White coats(supplied) and leather lace-up black covered shoes MUST be worn in the commercial kitchen.
High standard of cleanliness and food safety are expected.