Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Our popular fine dining restaurant, coffee shop, and industrial kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in the catering and hospitality industry. Focusing on expert front-of-house training, you will learn the essentials of food service, bar service, wine and cocktail knowledge, barista skills, food and wine matching, event planning, and management.
The majority of the course is conducted in a live restaurant setting where you will take on the role of a restaurant manager, bar manager or back-of-house manager. You will also mentor and train Level 2 students as part of the supervisory element of their qualification. All practical sessions are supported by classroom theory lessons and specialist visits to breweries, vineyards and coffee roasters supporting your wine tasting and barista training.
To gain further experience in a real working environment you will undertake external work experience with one of our top industry partners and work in Northbrook’s training restaurant.
- Professional industry-standard kitchens
- Tutors with industry experience
- Visits to hotels and restaurants
- Serving experience at themed evenings, community and charity events
To study this Level 3 course you should have completed a relevant Level 2 course or have significant industry experience. GCSE English and maths are required.
Completing the Level 3 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service Supervision will allow a route into the hospitality industry where you can further develop your skills and knowledge.
Job roles that this qualification will help you work towards could include:
- Restaurant manager
- Front of house
- Bar supervisor
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations, academic coursework and industry placements. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’; projects and industry or workplace scenarios including work experience. Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.