The organisations below deliver training suitable for people involved in community cookery sessions. Some of these will be available only for specific groups or staff in the area; however, it is worth contacting them to find out about wider availability.
Where to go for training to run cookery courses
- Community Cookit Coach Training Tayside – provides a two day coaching programme for those wishing be involved in practical food work in a community setting.
- Confidence to Cook: delivers food and health training for trainers over two whole days or four half-days in Grampian.
- Edinburgh Food and Health Training Hub: provides a range of training to people involved in community cookery in Edinburgh
- Fife Community Kitchen: delivers a Train the Trainers course over three days. Phone Lyndsay Clark, NHS Health Promotion Fife, 01592 226 498 to find out more.
- Focus on Food Cooking Leader Training: teaches people basic cooking skills and the skills and confidence they need to pass these on.
- Get Cooking, West Lothian Health Improvement Team: delivers the Community Food and Nutrition Skills programme.
- NHS Ayrshire and Arran Health Promotion/Community Food Work Team provides training to staff and volunteers working in the Early Years sector in the area.
- Short introduction to training the trainers - healthy cookery courses: summarises information gathered from across Scotland on activities that 'train the trainers' to deliver healthy cookery and food preparation skills in low-income communities.
- Healthy Eating, Healthy Living: trainers' pack for teaching healthy eating messages for people with a range of learning disabilities (Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability and the Glasgow Learning Disability Partnership)
- Focus on Food Kit Up for Cooking: supplies cooking equipment and other resources
See also the community cooking page for resources on how to run sessions.