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Olive Oil Tasting

Courses > Part-time > Master > Olive Oil Tasting

Olive Oil Tasting

180.00

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Code
MG2I-C0167
MQF Level
-
Credits
-
Duration
Schedule
Thur
Time
17:30 - 20:00
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face 100%

Description

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The course is aimed at showing to learners the proper technical tasting procedures and eventually create a base to become future panel qualified tasters. This course is one of a kind and can lead to future additional qualifications.

Course will be covering the below;

Learning Outcome 1; Associate fresh olive oil to health attributes

Unit Content 

  • Introduction to olive oil
  • What is olive oil
  • Chemical composition
  • Health attributes
  • Revival of traditional diet

Learning Outcome 2; Identify and appreciate quality products.

Unit Content

  • Sensory and identification of tasting techniques
  • Combination of traditional foods
  • Innovative attitudes towards food preparation and presentation

Learning Outcome 3; Acquire tasting and organoleptic techniques and develop descriptive terminologies

Unit Content

  • Identification of the particular sensorial profile
  • Terminologies used in describing peculiarities of different cultivars
  • training the palate to sensitize differences in particular local varieties

Learning Outcome 4; Observe the interaction between technology and the environment in the production of olive oil

Unit Content

  • Field studies of various production techniques – from planting, pruning, field management to harvest
  • Obtaining ideal results through technological processes
  • Recycling of by-product waste

The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:

Pre-requisites:

  • Functional Skills in the English Language

An MCAST Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all students attending more than 80% of lectures.

There are no summative assessments in this course.

There are no additional costs or special materials/equipment to bring.

 

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