Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who have completed a level 1 catering qualification and want to pursue a career in the catering industry.

You will take your level 1 skills further through challenging practical work in our kitchens. As well as producing meals for members of the public, your front of house and service skills will also be fine-tuned. This programme also includes a culinary skills diploma.

On this programme, you will also study the Diploma in Culinary Skills. You’ll further develop your skills through a wider range of practical activities within our training kitchens, and will produce meals in our Gallery Restaurant, where you will also broaden your service skills by working as front of house.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

You will learn in our industry-standard commercial Gallery Restaurant. The restaurant is open to the public so you'll be gaining real practical experience using effective communication and service skills to prepare, cook and present food to customers.

What modules are covered?

  • Menu Knowledge and Design
  • Customer Service
  • Developing Skills for Employment in the Catering and Hospitality Industry
  • Preparation and Cooking
  • Production of Biscuit, Cake and Sponge Products
  • Hot Beverage and Barista Skills
  • Functional Skills: Maths & English

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical assessments
  • Theory test papers
  • Assignments

What training will be provided?

  • Theory
  • Practical
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What Next?

Upon successful completion students can progress onto the following courses or pursue work-based learning:

  • Level 3 Advanced Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 Hospitality Supervision
  • Level 3 Patisserie
  • Level 4 and level 5 Foundation Degree in Management (Hospitality)
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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

This course is for students progressing from the level 1 course. As well as a relevant level 1 qualification, you will need a level 1 qualification (or equivalent) in English and/or maths.

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