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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Catering (professional cookery) City & Guilds Level 1

Level 1

Course code: L06D101
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Location: North Shropshire
Additional Costs - £210.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

An introductory course covering the basic essential skills to become a professional chef and a pathway to further studies such as an apprenticeship or a career in the hospitality industry. You will also complete a period of industry work experience with an employer and take part in events and competitions which will enable you to gain valuable experience.

What qualification will I gain?

City and Guilds Level 1 in Professional cookery

Why choose us

Excellent tutor and staff support both academic and pastoral. Good links and opportunities with local employers to help gain experience and potential employment. Excellent industry-standard facilities and environment in which to develop a wide variety of skills. Opportunities to participate in a range of external activities and visits outside of the course.

What you could do next

Progression from this course could lead to a Level 2 Professional Cookery course or apprenticeship programme, or employment in a junior role within the hospitality industry, such as a commis chef.

Popular modules

  • Food Safety in Catering

  • Health &Safety Awareness in Catering

  • Introduction to Professional Cookery

  • Introduction to Employability

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via practical assessments & written assignments

Entry requirements

GCSE grade E (Level 2) in maths and English