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£500.00 Course symbols: CL - No Half Fee Available I
You will learn and practise the skills you need to go shopping to buy ingredients and then cook tasty healthy meals to eat at lunchtime. These skills include road safety, using money, telling the time, working safely and hygienically in the kitchen, preparing food, and cooking. 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
• Looking after yourself and the home • Shopping • Recycling. • Kitchen hygiene. • Health and safety in the kitchen. • Making simple meals. • Personal health.
How you will learn on this course
• Practical tasks. • Off site visits. • Demonstrations. • Games. • Group discussion. • Question and answer sessions.
How you will be assessed on this course
1. Choose / decide recipe to be prepared. 2. List ingredients needed for recipe. 3. Find out about types of local shops. 4. Find out about location of local shops. 5. Plan a shopping trip: 6. Plan which shop(s) to visit 7. Plan a route to local shops 8. Walk / travel to local shops. Walk along pavements safely. 9. Cross roads safely. 10. Discuss purpose of specific signs. 11. Respond correctly to road signs. 12. Select cooking ingredients in shop. 13. Buy cooking ingredients. 14. Choose appropriate notes / coins to pay for shopping. 15. Pay for shopping. 16. Pack items at check out. 17. Check receipt and change. 18. Unpack shopping. 19. Put on apron. 20. Wash hands. 21. Select ingredients ready for cooking. 22. Weigh / measure ingredients. 23. Prepare ingredients. 24. Use different food preparation techniques a. Creaming b. Rubbing in c. Whisking d. Kneading e. Rolling and cutting f. Stirring 25. Identify utensils 26. Use utensils correctly. 27. Make a variety of simple meals: 28. Serve meal. 29. Observe correct table manners 30. Find out about different types of food packaging. 31. Recycle items correctly. 32. Work safely. 33. Keep food clean while working. 34. Store food safely. 35. Wash up correctly after cooking. 36. Clean kitchen surfaces. 37. Put away tools and equipment. 38. Explain what is meant by good health, 39. Show / state / explain five ways to keep healthy: 40. Show / state / explain what to do if someone becomes ill, has an accident or is injured.
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
Use skills learnt in college 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
Please bring a small container with you each week to take home any food not consumed at lunchtime.
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