Food and Cookery

Qualification: VCERT Food & Cookery – Vocational Certificate (Equivalent to GCSE grades 9 – 1)

Examination Board: NCFE

Students will develop a broad and comprehensive understanding of food and cookery, develop a significant knowledge core, which spans the vocational sector, and gain academic and study skills in the context of cooking for health. They will learn to prepare themselves and the environment for cooking, food functions in the body and in recipes, to modify recipes to make them healthy and appropriate for balanced diets, to assess a diet and make recommendations as well as to plan and produce dishes for a purpose.

Students will be assessed through:

- Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence

- Externally set and marked assignment