Home Cooking Skills
The aim of the qualification is to give every young person the basic skills and knowledge to be able to cook for themselves in a healthy and cost-effective way for the rest of their lives and the confidence to share these skills with family and friends.
Students will learn:
- Hygiene and safety for cooking
- Cooking skills
- How to choose fresh ingredients
- How home cooking is value for money
- How to read food labels
- Nutritional value of foods
- How to present food attractively
BTEC Home Cooking Skills is internally assessed. To achieve a 'pass' students must have successfully achieved all the assessment criteria. Students will be required to keep a cooking skills record. Students must demonstrate that they can prepare and cook food safely and hygienically.
Students can progress onto employment or food related vocational qualifications.
Useful website: www.edexcel.com/homecookingskills