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Level 1

C&G 7138-11 L1 Cert in Culinary Skills


This course is a fantastic first introduction into the exciting and vibrant world of the hospitality industry. It will give you the basic knowledge required to begin a career in many different areas of the industry either in the kitchen or front of house. Even if you decide that the industry is not for you, you will gain many valuable transferrable work skills and life skills while studying this course.

The course itself centres around food and customer service skills. You will learn to cook in one of our exceptional high tech kitchens, and customer service skills in out fully functioning restaurants. In the classroom you will learn about the hospitality industry, including the diverse range of job opportunities that are on offer to you. You will also learn how to plan menus and about healthy eating.

All of the hospitality lecturers here at Chichester College are passionate about training others and they have all worked for many years within the industry in a diverse range of job roles including the Army and Navy as chefs, hotel, restaurant and nightclub managers, events and wedding co-ordinators and patisserie chefs.

The study program of all learners under the age of 19 will include Math and English if you have not already achieved a grade 4 GCSE in these subjects.


3 x GCSE’s at Grade 2 or above including Maths or English.


Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2024.

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