Celebrating Success – Catering Team NVQ Achievements

Posted on: 2nd February 2021

Congratulations our catering team colleagues that have successfully achieved their National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) in Food Production and Cooking.

Well done to the following Catering team members:

Natasha Derbyshire works at St Christopher’s Primary School.
Emma Rowland works at Oaktree Primary School.
Alice Smith works as a Mobile Cook supporting our catering teams across Stockport Borough.
Debbie Heywood works at St Ambrose RC Primary School.
Larissa Bernard works at St Christopher’s Primary School.
Surinder Kaur works at St Thomas C of E Junior School.
Jacqui McHale is awaiting her NVQ Certificate and she works at Lum Head Primary School.

This National Vocational Qualification is a work-based qualification, which enables learners to develop knowledge, understanding and skills essential for working in a catering environment. Our colleagues were assessed in producing a variety of cooking styles, working with others, and on improving their own performance.

Each team member had to demonstrate the production of different dishes such as; Lasagne, and Chicken Curry, as well as producing sauces and desserts such as cookies, muffins and biscuits.

Well done to our Catering team colleagues.

It is really inspiring to see our employees progressing with on the job training. This not only supports individuals in their job role and career development, their training strengthens our ability to serve delicious meals and provide a quality service to our clients.