International diploma culinary arts

Who is the qualification aimed at?

The qualification is designed for professionals in the catering industry who want to specialize in culinary arts. It will provide a range of skills for a front-line worker or learner aspiring to specialize in the wide field of the culinary arts within a kitchen environment. The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace as a Commis Chef, giving learners the opportunity to learn and evidence their knowledge and competency as part of a standalone qualification.

What topics are covered?

Throughout the course learners will gain knowledge, understanding and skills covering:
Culinary Principles and Practices
Allergen Awareness and Control in a Commis Chef Environment
Maintaining Food Safety in a Commis Chef Environment
Effectively Cleaning Food Areas
Achieving Performance through Own Role and Working with Others
Minimizing Loss in the Food Operations Industry
Preparing and Cooking: Meat and Offal
Preparing and Cooking: Poultry
Preparing and Cooking: Fish and Shellfish
Preparing and Cooking: Game
Preparing and Cooking: Vegetables
Preparing and Cooking: Rice, Pasta and Egg Dishes
Preparing and Cooking: Stock, Soup and Sauces
Preparing and Cooking: Vegetable Protein
Preparing and Baking: Bread and Dough
Preparing and Cooking: Pastry
Preparing and Baking: Cakes, Sponges, Biscuits and Scones
Preparing, Cooking and Baking: Hot and Cold Desserts

Why should I take this training course?

This qualification is ideal for learners who wish to work in a restaurant or hotel kitchen environment. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work safely, professionally and effectively while specializing in the culinary arts.

How is it assessed?

The qualification is made up of 9 units. 1 unit is assessed via multiple-choice exam, 5 units are assessed by written assessment and the remaining 12 units are assessed via practical assessment, submitted as a portfolio of evidence.

How long will it take?

This guided learning hours for this qualification are 456 hours.
6-7 month, 5 days a week, 90% Practical, 4-5 hours per day

Course Dates
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Intake 1: 1st March 2020
Intake 2: 1st September 2020

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be able to write, read and understand English. Candidates must also be at least of 16years of age when starting this qualification.

What can I use this qualification for?

With an international accredited qualification in Culinary Arts, you will find employment with in the Culinary industry, nationally and internationally. This ranges from 5 star hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Cruise Ships, Yachts and Catering Companies.
Chefs are one of the world’s most sought professionals.

What are the costs for the course ?
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