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Cooking on a Budget

Course Code: AIP1-COB

Level: 1
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Six weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

About the course

Discover tasty recipes and tips for keeping healthy and happy when time is short and money tight. In this six-week course, you will learn how to whip up delicious, low-cost meals with store cupboard essentials as well as how to love your leftovers.

Sessions will also cover key cookery skills, advice on healthy eating and nutrition, and tips for smarter shopping. This course is suitable for anyone who could do with some new ideas on how to eat cheaply and eat well.

What you'll learn

This course will cover a variety of topics, including;

  • introduction to food, drink and cooking
  • basic cooking skills
  • basic food preparation and cooking
  • cooking with meat, fish and vegetables
  • baking bread, pastry and dairy products
  • grains, pulses and dairy products.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to the Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: AIP1-COB

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £100

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.