Accredited courses

Square Food offers specific courses that enable students to achieve a recognised qualification.  Below are a couple of examples of the type of accredited programmes that Square Food can deliver. 

To discuss your group's requirements, find more information or costs, get in touch

How to Chop An Onion

Young Chefs work together to cater for a Square Food Foundation event. 

Young Chefs work together to cater for a Square Food Foundation event. 

Square Food's own accredited, vocational programme in food and cooking, with skills for employability and opportunities for progression to further catering-related learning or employment.

A 12-week programme that includes hands-on cooking and work placements in a variety of food-related industries

Learners will leave with a Level 2 BTec qualification and Level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate - both valued by potential employers in the industry.  

Details

  • Course starts September 2018 
  • Suitable for young people aged 16-25 
  •  Entry requirements focus on commitment, enthusiasm and motivation rather than previously-acquired qualification or academic success.
  • Delivered in partnership with Bristol 24/7

 

 

Foodwise by ASDAN 

Support staff from Milestones Trust group of residential care homes spend three days at SFF, learning recipes, cookery techniques and nutritional advice, covering three modules and achieving three ASDAN credits. 

Support staff from Milestones Trust group of residential care homes spend three days at SFF, learning recipes, cookery techniques and nutritional advice, covering three modules and achieving three ASDAN credits. 

ASDAN Foodwise Short course provides young people and adults with an opportunity to develop and accredit their practical cooking skills, as well as building knowledge of a variety of food-related issues. For every module completed (each module requires approx 10 guided learning hours) students are awarded 10 credits. Modules include healthy eating, basic food safety, food preparation and presentation, cooking on a budget, the food industry and practical cooking skills.

Details: 

  • Suitable for groups of up to 12 students 
  • Qualified, experienced staff
  • Professional teaching kitchen
  • Hands on cooking 
  • Building confidence through an engaging activity
  • All ingredients, prep, tuition supplied
  • 10-30 ASDAN credits
  • Based in a community setting
Students from Belgrave School get to grips with knife skills as part of their BTec training. 

Students from Belgrave School get to grips with knife skills as part of their BTec training. 

Both levels of the BTec Home Cooking Skills course are practical, skills-focused and require little paperwork.Over one year, we aim to teach students valuable life skills that will support them to cook for themselves and their families long into the future.  Details:   

  • Suitable for groups of up to 10 students 
  • Qualified, experienced staff
  • Professional teaching kitchen
  • Hands on cooking each week (typically 2.5 hour session)
  • Toolkit for independent living – budgeting, healthy food, cooking for others
  • Building confidence through an engaging activity
  • All ingredients, prep, tuition supplied
  • BTEC Level 1 or 2 (Guided Learning Hours required 40/60hrs)
  • Based in a community setting
I was excited to start the course because I enjoy cooking but it was so much better than I expected. I didn’t think it would be so centred around eating better and that was great
— Support Worker, Milestones Trust
They really get our kids
— Harry's Mum. Bristol Area Down Syndrome Support Group