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Hospitality and Catering Intermediate (Level 2)

Tresham College Hospitality Student


Hospitality and Catering Intermediate (Level 2)

Hospitality & Catering is based at The Manor House Restaurant, next to our Corby Campus. The restaurant is open to the public and provides a first-class facility to develop your skills and gain valuable hands-on experience in a supervised setting. Our experienced tutors will provide you with all the key skills and training that you need, working in fully equipped professional kitchens including a specialist patisserie kitchen. During the study programme you will have the opportunity to participate in regional and national competitions and gain work experience at prestigious outdoor events such as concerts and sporting events.

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Course information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need…

Duration: 1 Year

  • 3 GCSEs grades 9-3 including English & maths OR
  • Hospitality & Catering at Level 1.

Duration: 2 years

  • 3 GCSEs grades 9–1 and ideally including English & maths and a keen interest in catering.
  • Other relevant levels of qualification or experience  will be considered.
Course content

You will develop your skills in the commercial kitchens at the Manor House Restaurant, which involves fast paced activities in a pressurised environment.

You will develop your understanding and ability within hospitality, taking the lead in hosting and managing the restaurant.

You will study food preparation and cooking including: fruit and vegetables; soups; sauces; meat; offal; poultry and fish; and hot and cold desserts.

You will also study employment skills, food safety, health and safety, menus and cost management.


You will gain:

  • Food Preparation & Service Level 2 Diploma
  • Food Safety Level 2 Certificate

English & Maths qualifications if required.

Further study and career options

This study programme will prepare you for progression on to employment, an apprenticeship or higher level study.

Additional information

Entry is subject to a successful interview and a positive tutor reference. A high professional standard of uniform and safety shoes or boots must be worn in the kitchens.

To apply online, select the ‘Apply’ button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

You will also need to purchase your own uniform, professional knives and course material, approx. £230.

Available Courses
Corby Manor House
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: Fully Funded*

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses might still be free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. Whether you need to pay a fee and how much will be dependent on the programme you choose to study. For more information call 0345 658 8990.

If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • Sheffield
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Barnsley and Doncaster
  • West Yorkshire
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.