This course will help you to develop practical catering skills. You will create and cook dishes that can be enjoyed with family and friends. There will be a mix of classroom-based theory tasks and practical tasks within a kitchen.
This course is free to attend and is suitable for people who have Additional Learning Needs.
Session times: The morning session is 10.00am – 12.00pm with lunch break 12.00pm-1.00pm. The afternoon session is 1.00pm – 3.00pm. The course lasts for 30 weeks and aims to take a maximum of 10 learners.
You will need to attend an interview with the course tutor and demonstrate:
A genuine interest in the subject
A willingness and ability to participate in a range of practical activities
A commitment to working hard and giving 100% effort
That you have suitable transport arrangements in place to enable you to travel to the College campus in Bridgend
Agree to attend regularly and be on time for a full day of College activities
The accredited units are a mix of classroom based activities and practical tasks.
You will be taught by qualified tutors and support staff who are employed by Bridgend College and who have undergone an Enhanced DBS check.
You will be observed whilst doing fun activities and assessed on how well you can demonstrate and perform physical skills in a range of set tasks.
You will be asked to provide photographic and written evidence and supported to put together a portfolio of your work.
You are able to access general learning support with a designated classroom support worker provided by the College. However, if you require 1-to-1 support, you will need to make your own arrangements to be supported by someone who has a current Enhanced DBS check in place; which covers both Child and Adult Workforce.
When you have successfully completed the course, you will gain Agored Cymru unit accreditation at Entry Level. You will also have the opportunity to further develop your skills by doing other Pathways courses within different vocational areas.