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Introduction to Cooking

Course Code: AIP1

Level: 1
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering
Awarding body: OCNLR
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: 5.00pm to 9.00pm

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About the course

It doesn’t need to cost a fortune to create delicious, home-cooked meals! This course can help you to develop the skills to prepare tasty and cheap recipes at home. You will cover a variety of subjects such as food preparation and cooking, good practice in the kitchen and beverage making. In addition to this, you will learn how to create dishes using a whole host of foods from meats and fish to grains and pulses.

What you'll learn

This level 1 course is an introduction to food, drink and cooking comprised on the following units:

  • basic food preparation and cooking
  • know how to plan and cost nutritionally balanced meals
  • be able to cook a meal using fresh ingredients and convenience foods
  • be able to use domestic kitchen equipment to produce a meal
  • be able to use different food preperation methods
  • know about the importance of health and safety in a domesic kitchen.

 

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Assessments/Exams

There are no exams for this course. However, you will be assessed on each module.

What's next?

After this course, you can go on to study the Level 2 Cooking on a Budget course.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.