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Platform 1 Cafe
Training Cafe for People with Learning Disabilities

Training and Experience

Platform 1 Cafe in Clapham Junction is a training cafe for people with learning disabilities run by the Camden Society. 


If you would like to work in catering or want to find out what it's like to have a job, you can come to Platform 1 to get that experience. 


The café offers catering training and employment services to help people with learning disabilities train for work and get qualifications.

You can learn how to:

- Prepare food 
- Cook a range of meals and snacks 
- Serve customers 
- Prepare for events and parties 
- Keep the cafe looking great

Getting Started

To get started, the first thing to do is to contact Platform One and arrange a visit.
You can also have a day at the cafe to see if you like it. 


If you want to start training, they will put a plan together with you. 


The training aims to meet your needs and help you get the skills you need to start work. 


Trainees can choose to attend for one or more days per week.

Qualifications and Costs


The training can lead to accredited qualifications such as:
- NVQ 1 and 2 in Food Preparation & Cookery
- Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
- Health & Safety


You will also gain skills that can help you find a job and be effective at work, including:
- Team working skills
- Confidence building
- Independence skills
- Key skills



-          £281.67 per calendar month (for one day per week)

Cost include all uniforms, meals, refreshments and the training, qualifications and certification.


Finding Us

Platform 1 Cafe
9-10 Bramlands Close
SW11 2NT

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