REGISTER INTEREST Culinary Skills Certificate OCT 2019 (4 day course)

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FREE 4 day Culinary Skills Intensive

[THIS IS NOT A BOOKING OR A TICKET

THIS IS PRE- REGISTRATION TO RECEIVE AN APPLICATION FORM TO ENROLL FORMALLY]

Introduction to Culinary Skills Certificate

COMPLETED Applications close 4TH OCTOBER - or when places are full

We are delighted to be working with the prestigious Westminster Kingsway College, London to bring teachers, support staff and technicians who do not have any food qualifications a chance for training and recognition.
This course is ideal for non specialist teachers, OR those who have NO or LITTLE FOOD TRAINING and those who would like to improve their practical skills to a higher standard to teach KS3 and exam classes.
This course is NOT intended for those with degree level food qualifications and advanced practical skills or work experience in the catering industry.

This is a FREE intensive FOUR day course 'Introduction to Culinary Skills'. It is from 9.00am - 6pm for four days, and attendance is required for ALL four days to be considered during the application process. You must attend at 8.30 on Day 1 to register for the course.

Course Description: The Westminster Introduction to Culinary Skills Certificate is an intensive 18 hour hands-on certificate programme in professional cookery education that offers expert tuition, fit for purpose equipment and facilities, top-quality ingredients and tuition in classic and contemporary European recipes. In eighteen hours total, you will experience a comprehensive foundation in the art of preparation and cookery in modular formats.

1.Basic Food Preparation and Cooking
In this course module, chefs learn the fundamentals of the science of preparation and cookery ranging from vegetables, fish, meat, poultry and farinaceous items.Cookery principles are addressed and an explanation of wet and dry methods developed. Extensive use of commodities to create professional dishes within the timeframe.
1.Basic Food Preparation and Cooking
In this course module, you will learn the fundamentals of the science of preparation and cookery ranging from vegetables, fish, meat, poultry and farinaceous items.Cookery principles are addressed and an explanation of wet and dry methods developed. Extensive use of commodities to create professional dishes within the timeframe.

2.Introduction to Kitchen Equipment and Health and Safety
This module introduces you to the practice of working with professional equipment and the health and safety implications in the workplace. Developing knowledge and understanding of the types of kitchen equipment, utensils and knives appropriate.

3.Food Safety in Catering
This module will introduce you to the knowledge you will need to enable you to take personal responsibility for food safety as well as understand the basic principles of food safety necessary for working in the hospitality and catering industry preparing food. The unit identifies some of the necessary good practice including the legal requirements that must be applied to food, its storage and cooking, as well as the basic principles of good practice needed to keep and maintain food areas/kitchens clean and safe.

SPECIAL NOTES regarding this course! The process for coming on this course is very different to our other courses – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Certain criteria have to be met to release the funding. Please DO NOT REGISTER IINTEREST OR APPLY unless:

  1. You are over 19 years old, reside in ENGLAND and have a national insurance number.
  2. You are employed/salaried by a school or teaching agency.
  3. Your headteacher has agreed release and cover for ALL FOUR days BEFORE you apply.
  4. Your headteacher has agreed to pay your travel and accommodation BEFORE you apply
  5. You will attend the FULL 4-day course, attendance for part of the course is not permitted.

If you meet these criteria, please register your interest to receive an application formTO SUBMIT YOUR ENROLLMENT

  1. You must submit a completed and signed application form, and a scanned copy of the photo page of your passport, as this is used to gain the funding required to attend the course.
  2. Returning a form does not automatically grant you a place – places are limited to 15. The first 15 people accepted will receive an offer of a place by the college. Others will be waitlisted or a second group may be created.

REGISTERING INTEREST is OPEN.

To gain a place, if you have registered interest you will be sent an application form to complete. You will need to complete and return this college application. Closing date is 4th October but it is likely that places will be full long before this date, they are allocated on a first come basis (first fully completed forms).

THERE ARE ONLY 15 places. A waitlist will operate. Do not apply unless you met the criteria above.

'I would like to say a huge thank you to you and Chef Francis for the magnificent level 1 course in culinary Skills that I was lucky to take part in. Chef Francis advanced us all in such a short space of time and he has inspired me to cook and to be more confident in the kitchen. He is an excellent teacher and he made sure that we aimed high and produced the best work possible.'(teacher feedback from Feb 2018 course)

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