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Food & Cookery
This qualification is designed for students with an interest in food and cookery. It will provide students with experience of using different cooking techniques and methods to enable them to use these within further education or apprenticeships. It will give them a basic understanding of the skills required for a career in food.
Students at Spring High School will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of working with food and cookery as well as producing and serving food for all inclusive of culture religion and for those with allergies in our working kitchen, which caters for up to thirty covers.
It’s appropriate for students who are motivated and challenged by learning through hands-on experiences and through content which is concrete and related directly to those experiences. This Level 1 qualification is appropriate for students looking for an introduction to the skills needed for a career in the food and cookery.
This qualification shows students how to :
On completion of of the course students will know about:
Successful completion of this qualification will enable students to progress to the Level 2 qualification.
This qualification has been mapped to relevant National Occupational Standards for food and cookery. Students may, therefore, use evidence from this course towards the knowledge requirements of a relevant competence-based qualification. The knowledge and skills gained will provide an introduction to those interested in the food and cookery industry.
Assessment in Food and Cookery
Level 1 is equivalent to GCSE grades D-G;
Level 2 is equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C
Assessment: This will be ongoing through in class study and Pupil self assessment and peer assessment of work
There is an opportunity for students become certified in their study through the AQA Unit awards scheme.
Asdan Short Courses
Food & Cookery Curriculum Overview
NCFE Level 1 -equivalent to GCSE grades D-G
NCFE Level 2 - equivalent to GCSE grades A*-G
AQA Unit Awards