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    Home Economics - Nat 5 Practical Cookery

    Candidates will become familiar with a range of cooking skills, food preparation techniques and cookery processes. They will learn to develop an understanding for ingredients, their uses and sourcing as well as sustainability topics. Candidates will in addition explore the impact food has on health and wellbeing and the importance of food hygiene and safety.
    Candidates will follow recipes to produce a range of dishes and plan and create meals considering presentation and creativity. The course has a significant practical component, pupils should enjoy practical cooking.

     Course Content

     The main purpose of this course is to develop candidates’ practical cookery skills and their knowledge and understanding of ingredients and to provide a set of skills for those who wish to progress to professional hospitality courses or work. Candidates must have a keen interest in food and enjoy practical cooking.

    The course comprises of three mandatory units and an ongoing portfolio record of work:





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    Assignment & Practical Activity

    Comprises of two stages