Efficient Cook (PPE not included)
Course Description: This is a SAMSA certified course for those working on board ships. The course is in compliance with the MLC requirements. Whether you are preparing to sail as a cook on STCW or STCW-F vessel or starting out as a Junior Cook or Steward, this is the course for you. Our fully fitted kitchen and experienced cooks will step by step take you through the course and have you cooking a 3-course meal in no time. This course will get you cooking on board a ship, instil those principals needed to prepare meals that are healthy and maintaining a high level of hygiene while doing the job.
Topics include cooking, budgeting, stores management, and how to create substantial meals using minimal tools and a lean pantry. We also focus on personal hygiene, cooking hygiene, and safety in the kitchen. This is a must for every cook.
Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course identify and apply:
- Personal and food hygiene
- General galley safety
- Stock control
- Disposal of garbage
- Food storage and food preparation to ensure a balanced diet
- Tasks that will require practical demonstration include baking, cooking all meats, fish and poultry.
- This shall include full preparation of all meals, from soup as a first course to desert.
Duration: 20 Days
Entry Requirements: None
Additional Requirements: A fully equipped galley is available to assist with the practical component.
Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments. In compliance with MLC
STCW Code: MLC Reg 3.2 para 3
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