Quick and Healthy Cookery

Course Overview

This course is a live cookery course and you will need to be in your kitchen with access to typical household cookery equipment during the session. It may seem like a lot of work to prepare healthy meals at home, however, you may be surprised at how quickly home prepared meals can come together. On this short course you will learn how to prepare tasty and healthy meals from scratch using fresh ingredients. You will also discover shortcuts that will save you time and money. The teacher will provide all recipe details and ingredient lists prior to the course.

How long is the course?

The course will be held over two weekly sessions.

What Will I Learn and How Will I be Learning?

Learners will be submitting work via Moodle (Virtual Learning Platform) wherever possible. The completion of learning mats / handouts is another option for those learners who may have difficulty accessing Moodle. These resources can be emailed by the teacher prior to the course or session.

Entry Requirements

In order to attend the course, learners should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English at Entry Level 3 and above.  Learners will also need a basic level of IT skills to be able to access the course and follow online instructions. If training or support is needed, please enquire about our free ICT courses.

Learners will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet device with access to the internet.   All devices should have a camera, sound and a microphone so they are able to interact with their teacher and peers during the course. 

The course will be delivered online using Microsoft Teams or zoom and learners will be sent the join details and links prior to the course. Both of these online platforms can be accessed via an app on a smart phone, tablet or iPad or alternatively via the relevant website: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/microsoft-365/microsoft-teams/group-chat-software https://www.zoom.us

All learners will need to enrol online prior to any course starting through the colleges online enrolment portal: https://enrol.lal.ac.uk/

Direct enrolment links to specific courses will be provided.

Online courses require a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 12 learners in order to be viable.

What Can I Do Next?

Following completion of this course the following progression option(s) are available:

Let’s Get Cooking.

Lancashire Adult Learning run other associated and general interest courses – please see the latest course brochure for details. Or contact the Partnership & Recruitment Officer’s for Health & Well-being using the following email address: proteam@lal.ac.uk

For general information about other courses, check out the website www.lal.ac.uk

Additional Information

For the session you will need: General cooking equipment such as baking trays, knifes, and mixing bowl. A list of ingredients will be sent out prior to the start of the course.

Ingredients for the second session will be sent out after week one so you can choose to cook one or all of the meals.

So, the course can start on time, it’s important to be ready to join your online course 15 minutes prior to the official start time.

The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways.  Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email als.lal@nelsongroup.ac.uk

For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717

It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course

What happens next

Once you’ve enrolled onto an online course, your tutor will get in touch with you ahead of your course start date to discuss how to access your online programme and will provide support with this process, where required.


Please note that our courses are eligible for adults aged 19+ who live in Lancashire. Find out more here.

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