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FdA Culinary Arts (Part-Time)

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Newcastle College Hospitality 2
  • Length 4 years
  • Study Part-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Culinary Arts (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

Are you an aspiring chef? Do you love to experiment and get creative with food?

Developed with the support of local chefs including Norman Bradford and Kyle Greenwood, this part-time culinary arts degree can help you pursue a career in hospitality management or food development.

Learning from tutors with Michelin star experience, you will build on your existing cookery skills to develop advanced culinary knowledge and techniques, while exploring gastronomy, innovation in food and the latest food trends.

You will develop the skills you need to market and manage a range of food and hospitality businesses and expand your understanding of issues including dietary requirements, menu planning and managing finances.

From 2025 this degree will be an approved Higher Technical Qualification quality marked by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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What can I do with a qualification in Hospitality?

Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

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Median Salary

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Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

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£20,085 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

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What can I do with a qualification in Hospitality?

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