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AOC LEVEL 1 Associate – Cheese

Course Fees

MYR 1650 nett per person

What you get and what is included:

  • AOC Level 1 Associate - Study Pack (Workbook + Textbook)
  • Samples for tasting during curriculum
  • One sitting of examination (subsequent re-sits chargeable)

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Upcoming Course Dates

  • Academy of Cheese Associate (Level 1)
    • [Kuala Lumpur] Weekend Lesson @ La Maison Dix (29th & 30th Jun 2024)
      Course Name: Academy of Cheese, Associate Level 1 Location: La Maison Dix Address : G-01, Residensi 10 Stonor, No. 10, Persiaran Stonor, 50400 Kuala Lumpur. Date: 29 & 30 June 2024 Time: 2pm to 5.30pm each session Amount of pax: 10 slots
      June 29, 2024 - June 30, 2024
      2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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About this course:

For individuals new to cheese study, this certification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of cheese.

You’ll explore the main types and styles of cheese through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the skills to describe them (and much more).

Course objective:

In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take your Level 1 exam and become an Academy of Cheese Associate.

You will learn the correct way to taste cheese, how to present it, how it’s made and much, much more.

This level is aimed at the following individuals:

Cheesemonger/cheese retailer, counter staff or team member, assistant cheesemaker, sales or junior warehouse staff working in cheese distribution, chefs, catering college students; or consumers with a love of cheese who aspire to become more knowledgeable and skillful.

Course Outline:

Here are the 9 modules which structure the course.

  • MILK PRODUCTION AND CHEESEMAKING

  • MATURING, AFFINAGE AND GRADING

  • BUYING AND DISTRIBUTION

  • PRESENTING AND SERVING

  • COMMUNICATING

  • CHEESE INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE

  • REGULATION AND GOOD PRACTICE

  • TASTING

  • CHEESE LIBRARY

  • RECOMMENDED TRAINING AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE

Duration:

8 hours in total.

Course assessment:

Multiple choice exam (100% weighting) with 30 questions, taken from the 9 elements of learning.

A minimum of 2 and maximum of 10 questions taken from each element.

Pass: ≥ 24 questions answered correctly

Fail: < 24 questions answered correctly

Entry Requirements:

Level One is open to everyone!

Delegates that undertake Academy of Cheese accredited courses aspire to becoming more knowledgeable and develop a great understanding about all aspects of cheese. If that sounds like you then welcome aboard.

Certification:

Successful candidates will receive their Academy of Cheese Associate (Level 1) certificate.

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