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Course Code: SEVCA041

Course Level: Level 1

Study Mode: Part-Time

Course Type: Adults

Course overview

Tailored for aspiring chefs and culinary enthusiasts, you'll delve into various aspects of food service and preparation while honing your customer service abilities to ensure exceptional guest experiences.

The course is for you if you looking to obtain a role within the Catering industry or simply improve your cooking skills. The qualification Level 1 Creative Crafts (Cookery) will help you get your first job in the sector and explore the different roles. You will learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment in this sector, covering area of food service and cooking for example.

While on the course, you will:

  • Further develop your Customer service
  • Learn how to Serve food and drink
  • Explore and develop healthy eating practice
  • Use a wide variety of industry standard kitchen equipment
  • Discover food preparation and techniques used by the professionals
  • Explore and enhance your existing cookery skills

Are you passionate about food, excited by new flavours and creating new dishes? This copurse is for you!

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking these qualifications

You will build a portfolio of work and photos to evidence your practical cookery

For further details please contact Diane Hutchinson by emailing or by calling 01785 275698.

Once you have completed the course, we offer several options to help improve your chances of gaining employment in the catering industry. These include:

  • Level 2 Food Safety in Catering qualification
  • Support to help you apply and enrol on an apprenticeship with a local company

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College.

If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course. *This is at the Colleges discretion. If you have any queries with regards to the funding of your course, please contact Charlotte Robertson on 01782 254141 or email

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