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Hospitality and Catering

Cooking with Confidence

Part Time

Course Overview

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn some basic professional skills that can be applied at home. 

Course Content

You will be exploring seasonal foods, different preparation and cooking techniques, knife skills and health and safety. 

Each week you will be producing different  dishes to add to your cooking repertoire. Lessons are held in a professional kitchen in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere

Entry Requirement

No formal entry requirements needed.


There are no formal assessments for this course.

Where does this course lead to

This is a good introduction to our next short cooking programme, Cooking from the West, a 10 week course designed for everyone who would like to try their hand at cooking recipes from around the Mediterranean and beyond. 

We will be tackling dishes such as Salmon Coulibiac from Russia and Baklava from Turkey as well as a variety of dishes from Spain, France, Italy and Greece. Lessons are held in a professional kitchen in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.


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Course Outline

Course Code: OEBC001
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 2 Weeks
Start Date: 22/02/2023
Day & Time: Wednesday 6pm to 8.30pm
Tuition Fees: £60.00
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