Hospitality Catering - Level 1

Further Details
Course Code
LP00264
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, This is a 1 year full time course
Department
Hospitality & Catering
Start Date
05 Sep 2022
End Date
23 Jun 2023

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Course Overview
The Diploma at Level 1 is offered on a full-time basis, plus further opportunity for extracurricular experience during the evenings and weekends at functions/events.
The course of study will include: Practical and production sessions in larder, pastry and kitchen.
Other sessions include, related theory, administration, tutorials, resource based learning, portfolio development and Essential/Key Skills.

Diploma students will work in production areas of the department to gain valuable all round practical experience, including kitchens and service. Practical units are completed in the production kitchens and restaurants where on occasions lunches and dinners are prepared for the restaurant and served to the Staff.

• Unit 202 Food safety in catering
• Unit 602 Introduction to employability in the Catering and Hospitality industry
• Unit 603 Health and safety awareness for Catering and Hospitality
• Unit 604 Introduction to healthier foods and special diets
• Unit 605 Introduction to kitchen equipment
• Unit 607 Prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching and steaming
• Unit 608 Prepare and cook food by stewing and braising
• Unit 609 Prepare and cook food by baking, roasting and grilling
• Unit 610 Prepare and cook food by deep frying and shallow frying
• Unit 611 Regeneration of pre-prepared food
• Unit 612 Cold food preparation

The course contains two synoptic exams, these are practical based exams where learners will be required to prepare, cook and finish multiple dishes within a set time frame. These exams are to be done independently, so they require good organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
Variety – observation, written assignments. Some of the underpinning knowledge is assessed using short paper based tests. Other types of assessment methods include research assignments / tasks including;

Giving alternative recipes including current nutritional guidelines.
Producing guides, wall charts, information packs/sheet, leaflets and posters.
Producing presentations.
The cookery units of this course are assessed by means of timed synoptic tests / the cooking of individual dishes stipulated within the course criteria.
4 GCSEs at grade E/2 or above including Maths and English/Welsh (1st Language)

For learners who are looking to progress onto this L1 course from Foundation Skills – you must have achieved your E3 qualification, progressed in Maths and English and hit all of the targets in your ILP.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Hotel and Catering training acts as an international passport to interesting work. The Hotel and Catering Industry is one of the largest employers in the country, with 2.2 million jobs and 200,000 full-time opportunities each year for people.
Learners are required to purchase uniforms for the practical sessions. Please see attached equipment list for further information.

Full uniform – details will be available nearer the course start date.
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