catering

Catering Courses

This introductory course is based in our professional kitchens at the West Thames College Skills + Logistics Centre, Feltham. You will work with a variety of ingredients and equipment in order to learn the skills needed to produce food in a commercial environment. You will gain qualifications in food hygiene and health and safety, which are essential for the catering industry.

  • About the Course

    This course is based in our professional kitchens at the Feltham Skills Centre. You will be given opportunities to work with a variety of ingredients and equipment in order to learn the skills needed to produce food in a commercial environment.

    Alongside your food preparation and cooking qualification you will also gain qualifications in food hygiene and health and safety, which are needed for work in the catering industry:

    • RSH Essential Food Hygiene covers pathogenic micro-organisms, food poisoning, personal hygiene, temperature control, kitchen design, kitchen pests and food legislation.
    • CIEH Basic Health and Safety provides you with health and safety understanding.

    You will also study functional skills in English and Maths.

  • Entry Requirements
    None, but you will have an assessment. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Progression

    VRQ Level 1 Professional Cookery

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Entry 3

Location Feltham

Start Date 03/09/2018

VRQ Entry 3 RSH Essential Food Hygiene CIEH Basic Health and Safety

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