Intermediate Diploma in Culinary Skills & Hospitality
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*-D or Equivalent Qualification
What will I learn?
If you want to star a career within the Hospitality Industry in professional cookery then this course is for you. As part of a wider study programme developing your English and Maths Skills gaining Meaningful Work Experience, you will be able to develop a broad range of skills and behaviours that will give you the best opportunity of being successful in applying for work.
You will study, in detail, a range of topics including:
- Working in the Hospitality Industry
- Kitchen Operations
- Prepare and Cook Stocks, Soups and Sauces
- Prepare and Cook Fruit and Vegetables
- Prepare and Cook Meat, Poultry and Offal Dishes
- Prepare and Cook Fish and Shellfish Dishes
- Prepare and Cook Rice, Pasta, Grain and Egg Dishes
- Produce Hot and Cold Desserts
- Produce Pastry Products
- Provide a Professional Kitchen Sevice
You will be building on your basic skills and experience as a chef and begin to develop skills in hospitality and will help you to find employment and secure a more senior role.
The course is very hands-on and will build your skills, knowledge and confidence and prepare you for an advanced Level 3 study or employment.
There are two external assessments within this course which contribute to 26% of the qualification. The remaining units are assessed by assignments and assessments culminating and a final synoptic internal assessment where you will be asked to draw from you newly gained knowledge to participate providing a professional kitchen service.
The Units are Graded Pass, Merit & Distinction contributing to an overall grading between PP & DD.
What could I progress on to?
Progress onto an advanced level 3 qualification, or apply to work full-time within the Industry in a commis position.
On completion of the course you can start your career in the industry as a Commis chef, contract caterer, cook, events coordinator, kitchen assistant, or junior chef.
Uniform is required for this course and will cost approximately £220 and allow £30 for trips and visits.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Course code 3803 Course name Intermediate Study Programme in Professional Cookery & Hospitality Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Start date 11/09/17 Duration 36 week (s)