Course Duration – 9 Months

The Certificate in food Preparation and Cooking is a Full time/ Part Time City and Guilds accredited course which spans over a 9 month period. This course provides you with the basic cooking techniques required for an entry level chef position. It not only covers essential health and safety and first aid, but also delves into various cooking techniques. This course not only covers classical French training but also focuses on modern techniques. The theoretical and practical training is comprehensive and requires dedication from any new student.

City & Guilds Course Requirements

  • Safety at work
  • Food Safety in Catering
  • Introduction to Nutrition
  • Prepare Food for Cold Preparation
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Food by Frying
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Food by Braising and Stewing
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Food by Boiling, Poaching and Steaming
  • Prepare, Cook and Finish Food by Roasting, Grilling and Baking
  • Introduction to Basic Kitchen Procedures
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Catering
  • Kitchen Terminology

Additional CAPE Course Requirements

  • First Aid Training
  • Advanced Costing
  • Mother Sauces and Derivatives
  • Menu Design and Planning
  • The Art of Plating
  • Cold Deserts
  • Baked Desserts
  • Artisanal Breads

  • City & Guilds Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking
  • City & Guilds Certificate in Food Safety and Catering
  • Level 1 First aid Certificate
  • CAPE Certificate of Completion