International Foundation Programme in Chinese Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
This International Foundation Programme is an intense course designed for international students wishing to progress to study undergraduate degree courses in Hospitality and Management in the UK in the space of just 39 weeks.
Course Title International Foundation Programme in Chinese Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
Study Options Full time (39 weeks)
Course Level Level 3
Qualification(s) and Certificates
- Level 3 Diploma in Chinese Culinary Arts (603/3164/1)
- Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management (603/4400/3)
- Allergen Awareness level 3 certificate
- Food Hygiene level 2 certificate
- Health and Safety in the workplace level 2 certificate
- ESOL English qualification
- UK work experience certificate issued by City and Guilds of London
- Member of the Guild of Chefs on successfully completing the programme
Location IACCA at LBR, Liverpool
Start Date 15th March 2021
The IACCA foundation programme is a fully immersed learning experience, underpinned by detailed academic theory and principles, that will equip each learner with the Culinary skills and the managerial knowledge to be the future learners of the Hospitality and Tourism industries. Alongside developing the advanced international culinary skills, learners will also
- Develop English writing, reading, speaking and listening skills as well as IELTS exam skills.
- Develop essential study skills.
- Develop professionalism as team leaders, managers, and leaders of the future within the discipline of Hospitality and Tourism.
- Build insight into key developmental areas of the hospitality and tourism sector.
- Examine contemporary issues to have a true vocational understanding on the industry as well as an academic perspective.
- English for General and Culinary Purposes & IELTS Preparation
This course has been designed for students who have limited command of the English language. The content is tailored for those who want to study or work within the hospitably sector but is open to learners with many career aspirations or a desire to study in a UK university.
- Introduction to the Tourism Industry
The aim of this unit is to introduce the learner to the tourism industry and give them a broad
understanding of its make-up. Learners will also understand the roles and functions of different delivery channels operating within the market and will be able to gain insight into how the industry has developed and will develop in the future.
- Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
The aim of this unit is to introduce the learner to the hospitality industry and give them a broad understanding of its make-up. Learners will also understand the types and characteristics of different hotel and food service providers operating within the market and will be able to gain insight into how the industry has and will develop in the future.
- Introduction to Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism
In this unit, learners will understand how a hospitality or tourism organisation is affected by the external factors within the market/s it operates. They will develop the skills to formulate a marketing mix that enables the organisation to compete effectively within the hospitality and tourism business
- Introduction to Customer Service for Hospitality and Tourism
In this unit, learners will gain an understanding of the importance of customer service within the hospitality and tourism industries. Learners will develop an understanding of the how customer service is affected by corporate policy and the diverse nature of the industry. Learners will develop tools and skills to enable them to contribute to the development and implementation of customer services improvements within a hospitality and tourism organisation.
- Preparing and Making of Advanced Hot Chinese Dishes
In this unit, learners will be introduced to a range of different advanced dishes and methods used in Chinese cooking. There is an emphasis on selecting quality produce and how to prepare advanced hot Chinese dishes, including the selection of the correct ingredients and using specific knife skills exemplified by characteristics of Tianjin cuisine. Alongside embedding an understanding of a large range of preparation, par-cooking and plating techniques.
- Preparing and Decorating Cold Chinese Dishes
Learners will be introduced to a variety of cooking skills different types of mixing needed to decorate cold Chinese dishes professionally, how to prepare and decorate advanced cold Chinese dishes, including the selection of the correct ingredients and using specific knife skills
- Advanced Chinese Noodle and Dumplings
Learners will be introduced to a range of different advanced dishes and methods used in Chinese cooking. This will include dumplings and Baozi, including the selection of the correct ingredients and using specific cutting, pulling, shaping, and crimping.
- Understanding the Chinese Food Culture
The unit will further explore the food customs of China.
- Dough Modelling
Learners will be introduced to a range of different advanced techniques for producing dough models.
- Advanced Western influenced and Chinese desserts
How to prepare advanced Chinese desserts, including the selection of the correct ingredients and using specific filling, blending, finishing and decorating methods.
IACCA courses have been designed to be internationally recognised for the quality of its training, the multi-culinary skill development of the students and to produce highly professional and creative, industry-ready graduates.
This International Foundation Programme in Chinese Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management is a fact-track bridging course aiming to prepare students ready for their university study and life within just 39 weeks. It is a residential course that will require 100% commitment to all aspects of the course, you will require the following to be considered:
- A good high school or vocational and technical school leaving certificate
- IELTS 5.0 or higher in English or equivalent
- A willingness to learn overseas
- A desire to work in the hospitality sector
- Aspirations to study in UK university
- age 17 or above when you apply
Students who has successfully complete this course and meet the university entry requirements will be guaranteed offers from the following two universities.
- BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management, University of Derby
- BA (hons) Business and Hospitality Management, Anglia Ruskin University, London Campus
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Use of Equipment
Food on training
External Exam Fees & Course Books
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Step-by-step Application Process
If you are applying for a place at International Academy of Chinese Culinary Arts as an international student, the admissions process is as follows:
- Complete the application form online and submit it together with
- Passport photo data page
- High school/Vocational and technical school certificate
- Academic transcripts
- Proof of the Level of English language
- Personal statement
- Bank Statement(s)
- Information of guardian if under 18
- A Zoom or WeChat interview will then be arranged with our International Programme Leader.
- Completion of any further assessments as required. For example, you may be asked to complete our online English Language diagnostic test, learning style self-assessment, and knowledge and skill audit.
- If your application is successful, an offer letter will be sent by email. To accept the offer, you will need to reply to the email and pay the deposit.
- Our China team will be in contact to start the Visa Application process.