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Family Let's Get Cooking

Thursday 17 January 2019
18:30 - 21:00
8 Hours / 4 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Course description

This is a course designed for parents, carers and grandparents and their children (over the age of 11) to work together on a 1 to 1 basis, to prepare and cook a variety of fun dishes, both sweet and savoury. Please note that at the beginning of the course learners will take part in an induction to the College and the course. They will be asked to complete a student learning record (SLR) which will help learners to reflect and monitor their progress. The tutor will use this information to check learning and plan their lessons

Entry requirements


What you will learn

By the end of the course you will have supported your child to prepare, taste and evaluate a variety of dishes, whilst recognising how to work safely in the kitchen, and use a variety of culinary skills.

How you will learn on this course

This is a highly interactive course that involves demonstrations, following instructions, preparation of dishes and discussions.

How you will be assessed on this course

Support your child in: 1. Working safely in the kitchen. 2. Preparing, discussing and evaluating a variety of dishes. 3. Following recipe instructions. 4. Recognising the importance of healthy eating. 5. Identifying and using a variety of culinary skills. 6. Gain confidence to allow your child to work independently in your kitchen at home.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)


What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time


What you need for your course

All materials will be provided (other than those listed below, in section 9).

What you need to bring to the first class

1. Apron. 2. Dishcloth. 3. 2 tea-towels. 4. Plastic container with a lid. 5. Wear suitable footwear, flat closed shoes to comply with the college health and safety policy.

What you can do next

Further courses in Family Learning and Neighbourhood Learning are available at The Learning and Enterprise College Bexley - check out the website (www.lecb.ac.uk), phone us on 0203 045 5176 or see our brochure (available in any of our centres). If you need to improve in English or Maths have a look at the level 1 and 2 Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications we have to offer. The college advice and guidance department offers confidential guidance sessions too so if you need further help on where to go from here, get in touch.

Additional information

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.

Venue information

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