Norfolk Community College has recently teamed up with successful social enterprise The Feed, providing training to unemployed adults who are interested in working for the catering industry.
The academy’s catering course is split into two;
A series of workshops aimed to inspire and motivate people into employment by using food as a catalyst for change.
• Learn about food and nutrition
• Cook new dishes
• Gain some basic cooking and knife skills
• Team building and personal development
Includes individual job and accommodation coaching.
Duration: Five workshops over three weeks.
A four week course proving the fundamental skills to work in commercial catering in a range of food and hospitality settings.
• Attend cooking & food preparation skills workshop with a chef trainer
• Attend a Barista training course
• Gain a Food Safety Level 2 qualification
• Gain employability skills in CV writing, job searching & interview skills.
• Gain three weeks work experience in a hospitality setting.
• Attend regular personal development workshops
Includes regular coaching and support in areas such as housing, employment and money management.
Duration: Four weeks, five days per week
Course dates are as followed:
October Breakthrough/ Flourish
16th and 17th Oct
23rd and 24th Oct
30th, 31st Oct 1st Nov
Graduation on the 1st Nov
12th – 15th Nov
19th -22nd Nov
26th – 29th Nov
3rd – 6th Dec
10th – 13th Dec
Graduation on 13th December
January Breakthrough / Flourish
15th and 16th Jan 2019
22nd and 23rd Jan
29th , 30th , 31st Jan
Flourish February 2019
18th – 21st Feb
25th – 28th Feb
4th March – 7th March
11th – 14th March
18th – 21st March 2019
Graduation 21st March 2019
Both short courses will provide trainees with an array of real-life work skills to prepare them for catering employment, as well as other job-related support such as CV writing, customer service and interview skills.
If you require further information and dates, please read our what’s on page or contact our Dynamic Monitoring Officer, Tayler Haynes, on firstname.lastname@example.org and she will be happy to answer your questions. It’s not too late to sign up!
Please note: participants must be over 25 and have been out of employment for at least 12 months.