Basic cooking skills course in English

This basic cook training is intended for adults who have been working for some time as an unqualified cook in a professional kitchen. Or adults who want to be retrained as a cook.

For whom

Do you like cooking? Have you always wanted to do something with the cooking profession? Then this training is for you. The cooking skills basic training for adults is intended for adults who want to delve into the cooking profession.

Admission Requirements


Description of the training

In this 17-week training you will learn the basic techniques of professional cooking. In the training you learn how to make and prepare dishes, how to prepare soups and sauces, meat, fish and (cutting) techniques. You will also learn how to best prepare dishes and which ingredients go well together. From now on you will always take the wishes and tastes of your guests into account. You will also learn to keep the kitchen neat and clean so that the dishes are prepared hygienically.
With our training courses, Contract Education “College Centrum” for Hospitality, the lesson day is always practice-oriented. In addition, there is supporting theory that you mainly study at home.


When you have completed the course you will receive a ROCvA certificate as proof of participation.

Start dates

The training starts twice per school year - only if there are sufficient registrations.
Next starting moment: February 2022, Monday evening


The costs for this course are € 2250
You can pay the course costs in three installments of €750 in consultation.
The only thing you have to buy yourself is:
  • A chef's uniform (white chef jacket, black chef trousers, halter shorts or apron, chef's hat or cap
  • Kitchen shoes (firm, with non-slip sole)
  • A knife set


Would you like to come and take a look in the kitchen? Would you like to find out with us which training suits you best? Or do you want more information?
Mail us to make an appointment for a no-obligation consultation.
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How to register

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ROCvA Contract education “College Centrum” for Hospitality offers practice-oriented learning pathways at MBO level. For the content of the training courses, we use the MBO qualification files, which describe what a student should know and be able to do.