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Qualification: Certificate of professional qualification: Cook

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Certificate of professional qualification: Cook

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard: Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at level of notion:
1.1. legal employment relationship;
1.2. basics of phychology;
1.3. labour protection;
1.4. environmental protection;
1.5. food microbiology.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. basic principles of risk analysis critical control points;
2.2. general hygiene requirements in accordance with the current laws and regulations;
2.3. requirements regarding the materials coming into contact with food;
2.4. basic principles of cleaning, washing and disinfection;
2.5. storage conditions of chemical preparations;
2.6. provision of the first aid;
2.7. electrical safety rules of the equipment;
2.8. fire protection rules;
2.9. chemical composition of raw materials and products and storage requirements;
2.10. formation of losses of raw materials and causes of it;
2.11. basic principles of creating menus;
2.12. basics of guest service and communication;
2.13. basic principles of healthy food;
2.14. basic principles of accounting in a catering company;
2.15. professional terminology in the official language, French and English.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. work place organization in catering companies;
3.2. technological equipment of catering companies, basic operating principles and maintenance;
3.3. risk analysis principles in the critical control points;
3.4. knowledge of food preparing technology;
3.5. drawing up and usage of technological documentation;
3.6. distribution of acceptance and delivery documentation of goods;
3.7. chemical composition of food products and its changes in the technological process (commodity science of food products);
3.8. official language;
3.9. one foreign language at the communication level.



Skills:

1. To rationally organize the workplace by following the rules of work safety, operation and protection in a work with equipment of the catering company.
2. To follow the hygiene requirements in the catering company, as well as occupational and personal hygiene.
3. To follow the storage periods, sell-by dates and temperature of raw materials, prepared foodstuff and prepared meals.
4. To determine the critical points in the storage of raw materials, circulation of  prepared  foodstuffand finished products .
5. To make the organoleptic quality assessment of raw materials and prepared foodstuff.
6. To prepare the prepared foodstuff by observing the specific character of products and using rational preprocessing methods.
7. To prepare meals by observing the technological documents drawn up  by the company and according to the technological process.
8. To select appropriate heat treatment methods of products to keep the nutritional value of the food.
9. To select and prepare meals for the banquet or other celebrations.
10. To create recipes of new meals and create a process sheet.
11. makefood calculations and calculate the actual cost of the food.
12. To be able to work in a team, take decisions and be responsible for the work results.
13. To be able to communicate with customers and solve conflict situations.
14. To have a good command of the official language.
15. To have a good command of one foreign language at the communication level.
16. To use the professional terminology in the official language, French and English.



Knowledge:

1. To rationally organize the workplace by following the rules of work safety, operation and protection in a work with equipment of the catering company.
2. To follow the hygiene requirements in the catering company, as well as occupational and personal hygiene.
3. To follow the storage periods, sell-by dates and temperature of raw materials, prepared foodstuff and prepared meals.
4. To determine the critical points in the storage of raw materials, circulation of  prepared  foodstuffand finished products .
5. To make the organoleptic quality assessment of raw materials and prepared foodstuff.
6. To prepare the prepared foodstuff by observing the specific character of products and using rational preprocessing methods.
7. To prepare meals by observing the technological documents drawn up  by the company and according to the technological process.
8. To select appropriate heat treatment methods of products to keep the nutritional value of the food.
9. To select and prepare meals for the banquet or other celebrations.
10. To create recipes of new meals and create a process sheet.
11. makefood calculations and calculate the actual cost of the food.
12. To be able to work in a team, take decisions and be responsible for the work results.
13. To be able to communicate with customers and solve conflict situations.
14. To have a good command of the official language.
15. To have a good command of one foreign language at the communication level.
16. To use the professional terminology in the official language, French and English.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
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Location:
NQF Level: 
3
Awarding body: 

- Profesionālā vidusskola "RIMAN"

Awarding body contact info: 

PATVERSMES IELA 30 k-3, RĪGA, LV-1005
Tālr.: 67391447
Fakss: 67387188
E-pasts: riman@inbox.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Cook (5120 02)

Access requirements: 

From the age of 15, the transcript of records for partially acquired general basic education OR Certificate of general basic education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes) or
Formal (through non-formal education acquired competence recognition process, completing the qualifications professional examination)