You will be either working in our industrial kitchens with a trained
chef lecturer developing an array of kitchen skills and techniques,
or serving food produced in either our coffee shop or fine dining restaurant where you will develop food service skills as well as customer care, bar and cashiering experience.
You will also complete a one week work placement.
Visits to local hotels and restaurants, as well as other local catering
establishments, will broaden your knowledge of the industry.
You will also have the opportunity to enter regional cookery competitions,
cater for community events and work with celebrity chefs
GCSEs in English and Maths are part of the core programme of study. Students who have not achieved at least grade C/4 in English and Maths will be required to study the appropriate level as part of their main qualification. More information
After 1 year at Level 2
you can achieve a NVQ in Professional Cookery Level 2 and a VRQ Level 2 in Food & Beverage Service.
This means you can apply for Level 3 Professional Cookery - or the Level 3 Hospitality course with full achievement of appropriate Maths & English qualifications.
Students will produce a portfolio of
evidence which will include underpinning
knowledge and a record of practical
assessments in both the kitchen and