Cooking using different methods

Challenge reference: 5621

Notional learning hours  10
Level Entry 2
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will prepare a range of simple meals, individually or as part of a group.

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 equipment they need to make a particular meal.

  2. Be able to safely prepare ingredients, cook a meal and serve it.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Recognise different cooking equipment, such as sauce pans, frying pans, cheese graters, different chopping boards, mixing bowls, jugs, etc
    • Demonstrate using different cooking equipment safely, e.g. safely using knives, graters, electric whisks, etc
    • Demonstrate that they can cook food using methods such as frying, baking, boiling, roasting, simmering
    • Demonstrate that they can cook a meal using at least one of the following items; an oven; a microwave; a hob; a toaster; a kettle 
    • Demonstrate that they can dish up an appropriate portion size as a meal