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Affordable Family Meals

10 weeks
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


Cooking on a budget has never been so important! Each week, master the art of preparing and cooking a healthy nutritious meal on a budget, which you can replicate at home for family and friends.  

You will prepare a variety of family friendly dishes, using fresh ingredients, while learning new culinary techniques. You will also learn to adapt recipes to incorporate different flavours and ingredients.  

  • Session 1 – Induction and cookery demonstration
  • Sessions 2-10 - Practical, hands-on sessions, with course evaluation.

Key information

You may be working in the industry and feel the need to improve your skills. 

18 years +  

As you are working in a food production area:  

  • No jewellery or piercings 
  • No nail varnish or gel nails  
  • Minimal make up will be permitted.

3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Lecturer demonstrations, with hands on practical.  

There will be no formal assessment.

Throughout the sessions, you will receive verbal feedback, along with helpful hints and tips. 

Recipes will be provided, which you are encouraged to retain, in the form of a small portfolio.  

You may be able to progress onto a full-time course. 

You may choose to complete another short non-accredited course.  

As you are preparing food, in a commercial kitchen, all students are required to provide:  

  • Industry approved hat (minimum Hairnet) 
  • White coat (minimum Apron) 
  • Closed non-slip footwear. 

Ingredients list will cost approximately £10 per week.