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Level: 1

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 3.50

Start: 07/09/2020

Days / Times: Tuesday 14:30 to 18:00

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This is an exciting bespoke catering course which will be personalised to meet your requirements. Whether you want to learn something new or fill a skills gap for work or home, this course is ideal - and you can impress your family, friends or work colleagues with your new skills.

This is a free course except for the purchase of the items you have made, which will be at a reasonable price.


Entry requirements


Course Content

This innovative bespoke course will run over six weeks - one afternoon a week.

You will be creating dishes of your choice in our modern kitchens with the support of our qualified chef.

Whether you want to enhance your skills in pastry, bread making, desserts, pasta or any other dishes, the choice is yours.

You will be able to purchase the dishes made at a very reasonable cost.

How will I be assessed?


Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There will be the cost of a chef's uniform at approximately £40.

What can I do after this course?

You could progress to a Level 1 qualification in Food Preparation and Cooking or to one of our 12-week courses.




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*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Jack Bowler

Jack Bowler

Foundation degree puts more choices on menu for catering student Jack

Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.

He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.

"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."


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