For adults aged 19+ recovering from mental health conditions and at a stage in their recovery where they are able to benefit from being and studying at college. The applicants should be ready to make a commitment to the course, attend regularly and be able to cope with the college environment. This course is an optional module in the Community Link programme.
No formal qualifications or experience are required as the course starts from the basics. A basic level of literacy (assessed at interview).
This class aims to provide students with the opportunity to learn and develop a range of cooking skills. The objective is to help students become more independent in a home environment which will increase their self-confidence and self-belief and lead to a more independent form of living. Students will research, plan and cost recipes and have the opportunity to prepare a tasty meal every other week. They learn basic cooking skills including hygiene, safety and measurements as well as healthy eating. An emphasis is placed on making the session's fun and students enjoy preparing and cooking their own meals.
There is no formal assessment on this course.
There are no formal qualifications on this course. This course is part of the Community Link programme on which many qualifications can be achieved.
Contact the course administrator on t: 0203 764 4525. Or course leader on t: 0203 764 4433. Or the mental health team tutors by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can also be referred by a mental health professional using our referral form. Please request a referral form by phone or email or visit the Community Link pages on our website www.barnetsouthgate.ac.uk.
Yes - an informal interview. You will also need to take a short literacy assessment.
Students will need to contribute a small amount towards the cost of food.