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£297.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available I
Develop and increase confidence in the basic cooking skills needed to prepare and cook a variety of healthy meals. CL
A) Guidance needed: Contact Supported Learning Curriculum Manager/Curriculum Support. B) Entry requirements: This course is for students with learning disabilities. Learners and carers should ensure that the Learner Support and Health Declaration form is completed and returned before the start of their class. This should include specific details in the section: Please explain to us how we can support you? This will help the tutor to understand, plan for and meet each learner’s individual needs.
What you will learn
Preparing and cooking a variety of simple meals and snacks. Using a range of utensils and equipment. Basic kitchen hygiene and kitchen safety.
How you will learn on this course
Practical tasks, demonstrations, worksheets, discussions, interactive whiteboard.
How you will be assessed on this course
Preparing to cook: 1. Clean your work surface ready for cooking. 2. Maintain good personal hygiene. 3. Wash hands. 4. Put on an apron. 5. Tie hair back if appropriate. Washing up: 1. Recognise the hot/cold tap. 2. Ensure water is at the correct temperature for washing up. 3. Fill the bowl to the correct level. 4. Use the right amount of washing up liquid. 5. Wash utensils. 6. Dry utensils used. 7. Put away the equipment used. 8. Show you know how to dispose of rubbish Health and Safety: 1. Show you know about possible dangers in the kitchen: identify at least 1 danger that is hot, identify at least 1 danger that is sharp, identify at least 1 other hazard eg. spillage, open cupboards. 2. Demonstrate you can work safely in the kitchen. Using equipment and utensils: 1. Name or match pictures of at least 5 utensils. 2. State what the utensils are used for. 3. Collect utensils required for cooking. 4. Safely and correctly use at least 2 of the following: sharp knife, peeler, tin opener, grater. 5. Show you can use a range of kitchen appliances: oven, hob, toaster, kettle. Ingredients: 1. Name or match pictures of at least 5 foods. 2. Select/collect ingredients needed for cooking. Planning a Menu: 1. Show foods/drinks that you might have for breakfast. 2. Show foods/drinks that you might have for lunch. 3. Show foods/drinks you might have for dinner. Cook a variety of meals and snacks: 1. Prepare a snack eg. beans/egg/cheese on toast, jacket potato, wrap. 2. Make a sandwich: butter bread, choose and add a sandwich filling, safely cut sandwich in half. 3. Prepare and cook a variety meals. 4. Make a cold drink. 5. Prepare and cook a dish from a different country.
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
Skills learnt on the course can be practised at home.
What you need for your course
The tutor will provide all essential materials you need for your course. You will pay an amount towards the total cost of the materials you use on your course. This amount has been included in your total course fee.
What you need to bring to the first class
Apron, tea towel, box to take food home.
What you can do next
Other tailor-made courses for people with a learning disability can be found in the College brochure and in the Supported Learning section of the College website.
At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking