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