4 x GCSE grade D or a level 1 Catering qualification
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of bread, pastry, flour confectionery and cake decoration techniques
Who is the course suitable for?
Those who wish to further their culinary skills into the world of breads and pastries.
The qualification covers bakery skills in areas like: mixing, processing, baking, finishing and presenting bakery products. You will also cover fermented products like bread and pastries; flour confectionery e.g. cake and sponge products; sugar-based products e.g. meringues and celebration cakes; and chocolate craft.
Development of Maths and English
Students who have not yet achieved at least a C grade in English and Maths will have to continue taking these subjects up to the age of 18, as per government requirements. At Central Bedfordshire College Students who have a D in GCSE Maths and English will be required to retake these GCSE subjects in order to obtain at least a C grade at GCSE level.
Employability Skills Development
Your study programme will include employability skills development which includes Careers, support and guidance on progression opportunities. Students will be required to attend work experience in an external environment once a week and attend evening and Saturday sessions in college for work based learning sessions.
How will the course be taught?
You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced professionals who will use a wide variety of teaching methods to help you to learn and progress to the next level. There will be a large amount of practical assessments as well as theory lessons and written assignments.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Every student has a personal tutor who will meet with their learners on a regular basis to ensure they are making good progress. Tutors make sure that you receive regular feedback, manage your workload and meet college expectations.
Are there any additional costs?
Uniform, kit and extra ingredients as requested
What course can I do next?
Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Where can I get further support / advice?
How do I join the course?
16-18 £0.00 19-23 £1,287.00 24+ £1,287.00