Royal Academy of Culinary Arts - Professional Chefs Apprenticeship

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Course information

The City of Liverpool College (COLCC) is proud to be the first college in the North of England to provide the prestigious Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) Chefs Apprenticeship as an integral part of the college’s Hospitality and Catering Curriculum.
The course is delivered under RACA principles and guidelines with the emphasis on traditional skills and will be primarily work based with 1 day attendance at college.
The Course Covers:
• Basic foundation skills training in kitchen, larder and pastry.
• Related Health and Safety introduction in readiness for work placement.
• Placement in a highly respected establishment with award winning chef mentors.
Course Content:
The following areas of study will be reflected in the curriculum syllabus:
• VRQ Level 2 & 3 in Professional Cookery
• VRQ Level 2 Patisserie
• Applied Food and Related Theory including Culinary French
• Employment Responsibility
• Health & Safety at Work
• Food and Drink Service (this element will only be offered towards the end of the first year, purely as an insight into front of house operations)
The first year of entry will incorporate an 8 week in-depth Traineeship within college before placement.

Qualifications

• VRQ Professional Chefs Diploma at Level 2 & 3
• Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Diploma Examination in Professional Cookery


This course leads to...

• VRQ Professional Chefs Diploma at Level 2 & 3
• Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Diploma Examination in Professional Cookery


Entry Requirements

College and Placement Employer Expectations:
• Applicants should be aged between 16 and 19 years old
• Maths and English at grade 4/C or above
• A passion for food knowledge and preparation
• Reliability, punctuality and flexibility
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good communication skills
• An understanding of time management
• Ability to work as part of a team as well as under own initiative
• Maturity and self confidence



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Further Information...

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Overview

Course ID: 155250

Course Year: 18/19

Course Duration: 1 Year



Fees

If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £15,736 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at applications@liv-coll.ac.uk.


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