Introduction to Hospitality and Professional Cookery - Level 1 (Full-Time)

Newcastle College University Centre View another Hospitality and Tourism course
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Introduction to Hospitality and Professional Cookery - Level 1 (Full-Time):

This course will enable you to develop knowledge and practice basic skills required for a career or further study in the Hospitality and Catering industry. This course is for school leavers or anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the Hospitality and Catering Industry and provide basic cooking skills at level one. There are on line examinations but you must demonstrate practical competence and a complete portfolio of work (a record of your skills and knowledge). There are short internal tests for the range of additional courses. Successful students may progress onto an Level 1 Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking or L1 Diploma in Hospitality. After further training many students become Kitchen Technicians, Commis Chefs/Food service operatives.

Additional entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required. You should have an interest in Food Preparation and Cooking, supported by a reference from your school, Students must have full uniform, no later than 2 weeks after the start of Academic year, Due to food safety and awarding body requirements during practical sessions all students must remove all visible jewellery, including facial piercing and keep nails short and polish free, Wear professional dress for practical sessions Have full dexterity and have a good standard of personal hygiene To be able to stand for long periods of time (support arrangements can be put in place if required), Be able to communicate and work effectively with others, Students are encouraged to disclose any learning / Support requirements prior to commencement of course

Awarding body

City & Guilds

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Start Date: No future start dates currently available


Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA


12 months


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification



This course might be free

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