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School Leaver Programme new

How To Be A Chef

Square Food Foundation
Square Food Foundation
  • Salary: N/a
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: Less than 1 year
  • Entry Requirements: No entry requirments, -
  • Qualification Gained: Vocational Qualification
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    • Bristol


How To Be A Chef is Square Food's FREE vocational programme in food and cooking, created in partnership with Bristol 24/7. 

The programme provides young people (aged 16+) with skills for employability and opportunities for progression to further catering-related learning or employment. The next programme begins 24th April 2019.

How to Chop an Onion. Square Food Foundation training programme for young chefs

The Course: 

This FREE 12-week training programme includes hands-on cooking and work placements in a variety of food-related industries. 

Learners will leave with a Level 2 BTec qualification and Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate - both valued by potential employers in the industry. 

The next How To Be A Chef course starts 24th April 2019 and is suitable for young people aged 16-25. 

Entry requirements focus on commitment, enthusiasm and motivation rather than previously-acquired qualification or academic success.

What will we cover during the course?

  • Butchery and meat cookery

  • Fish cookery

  • Vegetarian and vegan cookery

  • Making bread, pastries & desserts

  • Preserving, pickling & curing food

  • Work placements at top Bristol food businesses

  • Mentoring

  • Career pathways

  • A Food Hygiene certificate

  • Everything you need for a BTec

  • Wider food issues and animal welfare

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