Key Stage 4:

The Vocational Opportunities Programme

Food Studies

Spending time hands-on in our dairy processing halls and bakery areas, putting the theory they’ve learned in the classroom into practice. Reaseheath’s industry standard Food Centre commands huge respect within the industry. Our commercial facilities are regarded to be among the best of any college in Europe.

What will I be doing?

  • Preparing and cooking using basic skills
  • Understand food and its function in the body and in recipes
  • Understand balanced diets and modifications of recipes for health
  • Plan and produce dishes for a purpose
  • Working toward Level 1 Certificate in Food

Where will I be working?

In the College’s Food Innovation Centre, which contains industry standard food processing halls

What will I need to wear?

  • Specialist clothing will be provided by the College
  • You will need to provide your own safety footwear which can be purchased via the College

What qualification will I gain?

  • NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Food and Cookery Skills  603/3909/3

How will I be assessed?

  • Practical assessment
  • Portfolio

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