Introduction to Cooking Skills - Level 1
Course Code: TF1FE61
Christmas entertaining should be a time of fun and festivities including the cook!
Why not take some stress out of the big day and join our expert chef for lots of tricks and tips with the added bonus of taking home your own delicious versions of your family favourites (at an additional optional cost, however there is no obligation to buy)
You will be taught by an expert industry chef with a wealth of experience, having worked alongside Michelin star chef and celebrity Nigel Haworth.
Throughout this 3 week course you will learn how to:
- Cook, carve and rest a turkey and other small meat joints
- Make flavoursome classic gravy
- Make the perfect roast potatoes
- Marinated and grilled salmon
- Selection of sauces and side dishes
- Selection of festive baking items
Whether you are a novice in the kitchen or would like to advance your current culinary skills the expertise of our chef will adapt the dishes to suit your personal skill level
You may even wish to progress onto the next level with our January start course NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. You just need enthusiasm and passion!
Teaching and Learning Methods
This course is delivered face to face on site in our professional kitchens on Mondays from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
The course also requires 4 hours of self-study per week (which your tutor will guide you on).
E-learning is also a key element of our courses and will involve you using our virtual learning environment for independent study.
Our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential.
A key method used is demonstration, which allows you to observe the practical application of skills before having a go yourself.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.