Level E

Introduction to Cooking a Nutritious & Healthy Meal


4 weeks


Barking Campus - Technical Skills Academy


Apr 2022


Adult 19+



This is an entry level award and includes learning about basic food hygiene and food safety practices.

This is an introduction to the food and hospitality industry; the course will include basic food hygiene, food safety and storage and healthy cooking. You will learn how to prepare and cook basic healthy meals using nutritious ingredients.

It is an entry level short course, aimed at adults with an interest in cooking or wishing to gain work-related skills in the catering and hospitality industry. These skills are also essential for life, as well as in the home.

This course is free. You must live in the UK and be aged 19 or over.

This is a community based course which can help you learn life skills or can lead to progression towards a full entry level certificate or level 1 qualification.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.