Why Should You Take This Course?
Do you have a passion for cooking? Are you interested in becoming the next big name in catering, the next Monica Galetti, James Martin or Gordon Ramsey? Would you like a career in the Hospitality and Catering industry, which is one of the biggest and most diverse employment sectors in the country? Ours courses are designed to prepare you for entry into this dynamic sector. The Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery enables you to develop the skills required for a successful career in this field. The practical aspects of the qualification will take place in our professional skills kitchen.
This qualification is structured to enable you to work with a wide range of commodities in the preparation, cooking and presentation of dishes in a professional kitchen. You will complete a variety of units covering all basic aspects of catering which will include:
• Boiling, poaching and steaming
• Stewing and braising
• Baking, roasting and grilling
• Deep frying and shallow frying
• Producing cold food
• Safe working practices for the hospitality industry
• Introduction to professional cookery
• Tools and equipment used in professional cookery
How will I be assessed?
The practical elements of this course are assessed by means of timed assessments, the preparation and cooking of individual and multiple dishes. Other types of assessment include research assignments, written question papers, small projects and presentations.