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This study programme is designed for 16-19 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan). 

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

About the course

The aim of this course is to provide students with a range of practical skills and experience coupled with the background knowledge of the subjects. There will also be the opportunity for students to be involved in various visits, trade shows, to work with guest chefs and take part in a number of competitions.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Introduction to Catering or Professional Hospitality Diploma Level 1, Apprenticeship or suitable work-based experience. An interview and positive tutor report will be required. In addition, a successful induction period will be required to identify which Level 2 pathway is appropriate for each learner.

Qualifications

Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and Level 2 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service or Level 2 Hospitality Services (depending on pathway taken). Functional Skills in English and/or Mathematics will be developed depending on previous attainment.

What you'll learn (core modules)

The course concentrates on:

Food preparation and cookery,

Pastry work,

Restaurant and bar service skills and

Functional skills.

 

This course will involve evening classes as part of the timetable. All students will do work related experience within the Campus catering facilities and an external placement.

Any student aged 16 to 19 who does not hold a GCSE A* to C (9 to 4 on the new grading structure) or equivalent qualifications in Maths and English by age 16 will need to continue to study these subjects in each academic year.

Where will the course take me?

Level 3 in either; Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision (Front of House) or Advanced Professional Cookery level 3.

Days & times

Starting September 2023


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