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Level 1 Certificate in General Cookery - Part Time

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Course Description

Want to get started in the hospitality industry or just improve your Cooking skills? You might want to work as a chef, kitchen assistant, waitress or customer service provider. A Certificate in Hospitality is for anyone new to hospitality work. You probably won't have any experience. This qualification develops independent learning, in skills and knowledge required for successful employment or progression in the Hospitality and Catering sector.

This course runs on for 4.5 hours on Wednesdays from 9am for 16 weeks. Course cost is £362.

Start date: Wednesday 27th January 2021

While the college is delivering online learning the theory and knowledge aspect of this course will be front loaded, when we return to face-to-face learning there will be more practical learning.


Level 1 Certificate in General Cookery

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. Learners would be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and have a desire to learn.


This course runs on a Wednesday 10.00am until 3.00pm combining theory and practical skills underpinned by online testing and assessment of practical competence. Modules include Food safety, hygiene, Bread and dough products, basic preparation and cooking methods covering a range of dishes that you can use in the home as well as building a personal repertoire for work.

Work Experience

You don't need a job or work placement to take these qualifications - but if you have one you can often learn on the job.


Upon completion of this course learners can progress onto the Level 2 Culinary skills course.

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