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ALFIE – Cook Together, Eat Together


Course Overview

The aim of this course is to learn more about cooking healthy meals that don’t cost too much and to encourage students to try new foods. Students will improve personal, social, and employability skills by learning how to cook a variety of different foods from around the world and work out how much they cost.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2025

Entry Requirements

Students will have guided learning on differentiated levels from Entry 1 – To level 1.

Students should be confident to carry out some basic wri...

Course information

Each week students will cook two courses, either a starter and a main course or a main course and a dessert. They will then sit and eat these together with the group helping to encourage their interpersonal and communication skills.

35 Weeks From September 2023 to July 2024

This is a practical hands on course structured with easy to follow instructions and demonstrations. Students are encouraged to work independently and with others.

There is also some theory work on the course. Each week you will learn about an aspect of food safety or health. Topics include Kitchen Safety, Food Safety and Storage, Eating Healthily, Food Groups, Being Price aware when shopping and Food Allergies. You might carry out group exercises, complete worksheets, try different foods or make posters to achieve this.

Students will all follow a Learning Criteria delivered over the year, assessments will be through tutor lead practical, classroom based activities and observations in class.

Entry Level NONE Non regulated SFA formula funded provision, Entry Level, Foundations for Learning and Life, 101 to 196 hrs, PW A

All of our courses are aimed to support students develop their employability skills and life skills. Where courses are set a different levels you may which to progress onto the higher level the following year.

Entry level

Start date Monday 4th September 2023
End Date Monday 1st July 2024
Start Time 9.30am
End Time 12.30pm
Location: BCA