Select and use basic kitchen equipment to prepare food

Challenge reference: 1148

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

Learners will be able to select and use an appropriate range of kitchen equipment safely.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to select the correct piece of kitchen equipment to carry out specific food preparation tasks

  2. Be able to use the selected equipment safely

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Select the correct knife to use to chop or slice fruit or vegetables
    • Select a peeler suitable for fruit or vegetables
    • Select a grater for cheese
    • Identify one electrical kitchen appliance that could be used to help prepare food


    • Use a knife safely
    • Use a peeler safely
    • Use a grater safely
    • Switch on and off a given  electrical kitchen appliance correctly