This course is for a learner looking to work within the catering industry. This qualification shows employers and customers that you have the skills to work in a range of jobs preparing food to a professional standard.
Mandatory Units include
Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
Work effectively as part of a hospitality team
Maintain, handle and clean knives
Maintenance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
Optional units – to be arranged
12 - 24 months depending on course and individual circumstances
Oral and written unit assessments through student portfolio with practical vocational observation by a qualified Assessor; Witness Testimonies and Professional Discussion.
Aged 16 – 17 years old Or Young person with a disability and be under 22 years old, Or Young person who qualifies under the Children (Leaving Care) Act (NI) (2002) and who is under 24 years old.
18 – 24 years old working 21 hrs or above in a relevant job role
All aged groups, must be employed or working voluntary in a relevant job role
Students can progress to higher education or level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery.
Job Roles within the Catering Industry
This qualification can help you to progress within the catering industry into various catering routes well as the opportunity to gain full time employment.