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Healthy Cooking (Low Fat/Carb)

Course Code: AIP1-HEA

Level: 1
Subject area: Hospitality & Catering

Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Six weeks
When you'll study: Mondays, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

About the course

Make the kitchen the heartbeat of the household, with healthy eating activities. Finding healthy recipes that you can cook is the easy part – it’s the execution that many struggle with. Therefore, during these evening sessions we will provide you with the opportunity to be creative and produce a whole host of healthy alternatives. Sign up now and let the fun begin!

What you'll learn

The course covers the following areas: 

  • the principal methods of cooking
  • typical cooking methods for different produce
  • prepare, cook and present simple dishes safely and hygienically, using wet and dry methods
  • clean work areas and equipment safely and hygienically during and after preparing and cooking food 
  • safe working practices for different cooking methods
  • how to plan and cost nutritionally balanced meals
  • plan a two-course meal, taking into account basic nutritional value and costs
  • cook a meal using fresh ingredients and convenience foods 
  • use domestic kitchen equipment to produce a meal
  • produce a dish using different food preparation methods
  • the importance of health and safety in a domestic kitchen.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There are no assessment methods for this course.

What's next?

You may progress onto a range of hospitality and catering courses at the College.

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-HEA

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £60

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.