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Family Learning - Cooking Simple Meals - Online

Course Title:

Family Learning - Cooking Simple Meals - Online

Course Number:

FLNO P40386


Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:



Entry (Mixed)


Ravinder Badwal

Start Date:

05 November 2020

End Date:

26 November 2020

Session Time(s):

Thursday between 16:00 and 18:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 12 learners.

Course Information

This is an online course taught via Zoom

What will I be learning?

You will be learning family cooking techniques you can use to cook with your child. There will be a range of dishes such as Cottage pie, veg pilau, chicken pasta which will teach you how to use various kitchen appliances and measuring techniques.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, the course does not lead to qualification

Who is the course for?

This course is for parents and children to cook together. It’s ideal for children who wish to learn how to learn cooking techniques. There are simple recipes which will make a complete meal.

What do I need?

You will need to bring ingredients and some basic kitchen equipment such as chopping beards, knifes, baking tray, oven proof dish, saucepan and wooden spoon. The ingredients will be shared with you before the first session.

In order to be able to participate in this course you must:

  • Have access to a regular, stable internet connection
  • Have access to a PC/Laptop. Occasionally you may need to use your smartphone/tablet as a backup for the class, but this will not support all the features that are required to participate effectively in the classes.
  • Have an up-to-date email address and be able to confidently communicate via email.

If you are not able to meet these requirements, please discuss with our Admin Staff about the possibility of enrolling on one of our ‘Using Zoom for online learning’ online sessions or a centre-based class. Face to face delivery may become an option depending on government guidelines as well as centre availability.

Are there any additional costs?


How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.

Can I have help in the class?

At enrolment, it is important that you tell us if you have a learning difficulty or disability and require support. Learners declaring a support need will be referred for an assessment. If an enhanced support need is confirmed, a Support Package will be offered, to assist your progress in your learning and development, specific to your assessed needs.

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

You can progress onto other online courses with DALS

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement.  That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering Opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations. These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others. If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course


Derby Adult Learning Service, Online Learning Course, DE0 0NA


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