Cooking for Independence


Enrolment Requirements

This course is specifically for learners with learning difficulties and /or disabilities.

On the course you will learn how to make various dishes using a range of recipes. To join this course you must be able to follow instructions, communicate, actively listen and demonstrate hand eye coordination. If you are unable to work independently you will need to come with someone to support you.

What will I learn on this Course?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about cooking healthy meals. In these cookery sessions you will try a range of recipes that can be cooked using a hob and/or microwave. You will learn basic knife skills, how to follow a recipe, correctly use equipment and understand the importance of good hygiene practices in the kitchen.

Assessment and Awarding body: non-accredited

Activities and work will be assessed by your tutor.


You will be expected to attend every week. If you cannot attend you will be set work to ensure you meet your learning outcomes. A minimum of 80% attendance is required.

What else do I need to know?

You will be given the ingredients for week one only. You will be given the recipe for the following week for you to purchase the ingredients independently. If you wish to take the cooked food home please bring a suitable container to carry it in. Tutor will advise.

What could I do next?

Your tutor will discuss your progression opportunities with you.

Course Start Date(s)

Please phone for information

Course Length

12 weeks

Course Price

Full Fee

Discounted Fee

Full Concession

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