Inclusive Cookery

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 99 Conc £43 Full £357 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Friday 13:00 - 15:30 9 MAC 27/09/2019 06/12/2019 FC1120
Friday 13:00 - 15:30 9 MAC 10/01/2020 20/03/2020 FC2120
Friday 13:00 - 15:30 9 MAC 24/04/2020 10/07/2020 FC3120

What will the course cover?

This course will cover the basic skills of cookery and students will learn simple recipes for starters, main courses, vegetables and puddings, cakes and biscuits. You will build a portfolio of recipes for home cooking and entertaining. Emphasis will be made on safety in the kitchen and working independently as well as with others.

Who is the course for?

Learners with little or no experience (including learners with learning or other disabilities) who would like to learn basic cooking skills and health & safety in the kitchen.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No previous experience is necessary just an enthusiasm to learn about kitchen skills and how to cook.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

• Plan and prepare a nutritious 3-course meal using a variety of cooking methods. • Develop a portfolio of recipes for home use. • Understand and put into practice health & safety regulations when working in a kitchen and with food.

How is the course organised?

There will be demonstration of each new technique. You will have a choice of recipes for 2 dishes including starters, main courses and desserts each week from which you will select one or two recipes to make in class. You will be supported to make your dishes by the tutor.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Practice of skills by cooking recipes at home (if possible) Shopping for ingredients.

How will my progress be assessed?

Tutor observation Q&A sessions Photographs of finished dishes Individual learning plan Class discussion

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Continue with this course or join another course within the curriculum to continue to build on skills learnt and develop more confidence.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Learners will be asked to contribute to the cost of ingredients. Stout shoes to be worn and hair tied back or covered. Although aprons are provided, students are welcome to bring their own. Learners should bring lidded containers in which to take home their cooked food. Some dishes will be eaten in class.

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available from the guide and from teaching or reception staff. There will be a Learning Support Assistant to give special help where needed and support the tutor in class. Specialist aids are also available such as hearing loops, wheelchair friendly surfaces.