What courses can I do after this?
Progression to L2 Food Preparation & Service or Apprenticeship training.
What jobs can I get?
Working within a small kitchen, sandwich shops, bistros and coffee shops either cooking or front of house depending on ability. This course can enable you to progress onto further hospitality courses here at the College.
To do this course you should have...
You will need to achieve 3 GCSEs grades 3-1 (formerly D-G) including English and maths grades . Alternatively successful completion of a Foundation Entry Level 3 qualification and have achieved an Entry Level 3 Functional Skill in English and maths. Each applicant will be assessed on their individual merits, and a keen interest in Catering & Hospitality is essential.
What about work experience?
Each learner will be expected to work in our restaurant, to gain valuable Customer care skills
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
Course materials & Uniform kit (see links below)
NB - If you leave after the first four weeks, you will be liable to pay the full fees for the remainder of the academic year. You are also liable to repay any assisted funding you have recieved (This includes any uniform/travel assistance)
THESE WILL BE UPDATED NEARER THE START OF THE PROGRAM
Click the following links below to download the expected and current uniform list:
For progressing students there is a uniform Top Up list for replacement/additional items
This course is designed to give you a basic understanding of cookery and food service with applied knowledge and skills. You will be introduced to basic cookery and customer care skills and the opportunity to develop good working practices. You will work in the College's well equipped training kitchens and restaurant.
Your study includes:
- L1 Certificate in Catering & Hospitality
- Functional skills in English and Mathematics at the appropriate level.
Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.
More about the course
You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Approx 35% theory assignments/assessment and 65% practical observation assessment.
The Hospitality and Catering department has a number of specialist commercial training kitchens as well as the renowned Escoffier restaurant which is open to the public. You will also have access to The College's virtual learning environment (MOODLE) to support your learning.