Recruiting for our catering course in England and France

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The Platform’s Big Fig Catering Project is recruiting learners for our next catering courses starting in September, October and November.

These fully funded course are aimed at unemployed people who are interested in starting a career in catering.

Our courses are designed to help you develop new skills, gain qualifications and build confidence to get into the catering industry. You will learn food safety, cooking, knife skills, healthy eating, food preparation and general kitchen skills in a working kitchen environment and the opportunity for all learners to plan, prepare and deliver a Big Fig ‘pop up’ night in a venue in Brighton to paying customers!

You will also have the opportunity to achieve the City and Guilds Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry which includes Food Safety Level 2 (a requirement to work in the industry).

There are 2 types of courses you can apply for:
-6 week course in Brighton 2 days a week plus the pop up
-5 week course in Brighton with a 2 week work training placement in France

When you complete the course, we provide volunteering, work placement opportunities and on-going support to get the catering career you want. This is an 8 day course which takes place over 4 weeks.
For more information and to apply, contact tim.jones@theplatform.org.uk at the Big Fig.

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