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 professional kitchens provide an ideal environment to learn the skills needed for a career in catering and hospitality, working as a cook, chef, or in the food service
At Level 2 you have the opportunity to split the course over two years, studying food and beverage service in the first year and professional cookery in the second.
At Level 3, you will specialise in cookery or food service, learning advanced skills for a career in this exciting industry.
- Professional industry-standard kitchens
- Tutors with industry experience
- Visits to hotels and restaurants
- Serving experience at themed evenings, community and charity events
At least three GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths.
On successful completion of the Level 2 course, you may choose to progress to our Level 3 qualification, start an apprenticeship or seek employment.
- Chef de partie
- Sous chef
- Head chef
- Restaraunt manager
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.