Healthy Cookery

Ref: C3841567

This is a fun practical class with some informal written quizzes/tasks included from time to time. Love of food essential! The centre is part of the Tesco Fairshare scheme and the group benefits from these food donations

Course aim

This course is for everybody who wants to make healthier food choices and seeks to encourage students to cook tasty meals from scratch

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Be aware of at least 4 healthy eating guidelines
  • Cook at least 8 recipes from scratch and say why they are healthy
  • Incorporate at least 4 different ingredients into recipes that have been donated by the Fairshare scheme

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Apron and container to take food home in Approximate cost of £2 per week for food

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course outline

Healthy Cookery Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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