Culinary Skills

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC Certificate in Introduction to Culinary Skills
Qualification level Level 1
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2019
Price £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

The Pearson BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Culinary Skills is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, a kitchen environment as a Kitchen Assistant, Cook or Junior Chef. It gives learners the opportunity to: ● develop the underpinning and wider sector-related knowledge for culinary skills. The key knowledge threads within the qualification are food safety in catering and an introduction to healthier foods and diets. ● develop their basic culinary skills, tailored to their requirements, to allow them to progress into the job roles listed above. The key skills threads within the qualification are health and safety awareness for catering and hospitality, kitchen equipment, preparing and cooking food using various methods (boiling, poaching, steaming, stewing, braising, baking, roasting, grilling, deep frying and shallow frying), regeneration of pre-prepared food and cold food preparation, basic food preparation and cooking. ● achieve a nationally-recognised Level 1 qualification. ● develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning.

3. Entry requirements


4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Not available

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