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ALFIE – Introduction to Cooking Independently


Course Overview

The aim of this course is to develop cooking skills and enhance knowledge of how to cook healthy meals that don’t cost too much. Students will improve their personal, social, and employability skills. Only a basic skill level of cooking is required for this course with the ability to follow a recipe from start to finish with support. Students will be encouraged to move on the Advanced cooking for Independence on the successful completion of this course.

The students will cook different dishes from around the world which are in season and work out how much each meal costs. This will help to enhance their knowledge of different cultures, sustainability, budgeting, English and communication skills.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2025

Course information

Start date Monday 4th September 2023
End Date Monday 1st July 2024
Start Time 1.15pm
End Time 3.15pm
Location: BCA