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Intro to Chinese Cookery

  • Overview of the course

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    You will learn basic food and kitchen safety and basic chopping skills. You will learn how to cook efficiently using time and temperature management. The course will help you understand vegetarian ingredients and how to use them and their benefits to your health. This course is part of the positive steps to health and well-being programme. It will focus upon how to source and cook Chinese dishes meals. This beginners course will teach you how to create and make a varied selection of Chinese Cuisine
  • What you'll learn

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    You will:
    • Understand the importance of good practice in food safety when preparing and cooking in a kitchen environment.
    • Recognise healthier vegetarian preparation/cookery methods and ingredients.
    • Practice and improve your skills in time management and temperature management when cooking.
    • Create and cook healthier vegan dishes following recipes provided.
  • Entry requirements

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    To join the course you MUST be 19 or over. You MUST be a beginner and you will need to be an independent learner. Your English language must be at good Entry 2 level or above. You must have basic IT skills e.g. use mouse, keyboard and navigate the web. The tutor may move you onto a more suitable course.
    • No previous experience or qualification is required, but an interest in cooking or how to improve your diet to eat healthier.
    • Have a basic knowledge regarding using knives and appliances.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    Bolton College recognises the achievements of its learners by presenting them with a certificate at the end of the course, rewarding their efforts and celebrating the skills that they have acquired. As this is a non-accredited course (not a qualification) you will work towards a college certificate of achievement by passing all your agreed learning outcomes.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    • A ring binder folder to keep your work organised is essential.
    • You will also need to bring a pen and a notepad to take notes.
    • A apron to protect your clothes and for hygiene
    • A tea towel and oven cloth
    • A relevant container to take your completed dish home ( tutor will advise you which container maybe suitable, sometimes need 2)
    • You can bring your own device to support learning
    New Bury:
    Computer Suites
    Café serving hot & cold food
    Ample car parking
    Portable hearing loop
    Brownlow Fold:
    o Spacious Sports Hall
    o Fully equipped Cookery Room
    o Computer Suites
    o Café serving hot & cold food
    o Designated Craft Room
    Deane & Derby:
    o Computer Suites
    o Café serving hot & cold food
    o Multi-media & interactive white boards
    o Prayer Room
    o Ample car parking
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    NEW BURY CENTRE 01204 482960
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    Use the yellow 'enrol' button to request to join this course.
    Please note: if you enrol without meeting the course entry requirements your place may be cancelled and a refund provided.
  • Groups and Times

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    Group: A. First class: 12 September 2023. Last class: 17 Oct 2023
    • Tuesday : 09:30 - 12:30
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £67.00

    Courses fees are subject to change.
  • Future opportunities

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    You can progress on to other Cooking or Baking courses at one of our local Adult Learning Centres. We have a wide range of healthy cooking and baking course if you want to try something completely different. Your tutor will give you advice and guidance on other courses within the college and can signpost you for more advice and training.
    If you are interested in further developing skills and would look to develop your skills for employment, more advanced courses could be available.
    Other courses available to support your learning:
    • Free English and maths courses for those who have not yet attained a grade at C at GCSE (grade 4 equivalent)
    • Free digital literacy courses for beginners in computing and tablets
    • Free positive steps to wellbeing courses to support improved mental wellbeing, health and confidence
    • A range of employability skills courses

    Information, advice and guidance is available at all Bolton College centres. Our Adult Community Learning Job Coach is available to support learners who are seeking employment.
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):


    The best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We endeavour to staff this service from 9am – 7pm, Monday to Thursdays and until 4pm on Fridays (during term time).
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College

    The health and safety of our learners and staff is still very important to us and so there may continue to be an element of study outside of the classroom during the, academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during these times or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via
  • Disclaimer

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    Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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  • Time:

    09:30 - 12:30
    3.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Venue:

    New Bury Community Learning Centre

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