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Foundation Study Programme (Hospitality and Catering) at Northampton College

Course description

This is an exciting new programme offered in partnership with local employers with real work opportunities. Studies will take place both in the workplace and at College. Traineeships & apprenticeships are available in some areas. This pathway is offered in partnershipship with popular local restaurant Papa Cino's. You will have the opportunity to work as a team with the professional staff serving, cooking and promoting your pop up restaurant. Everyone does Mathematics and English at a level that is right for them - from Entry Level 2 Functional Skills up to GCSE. You will also cover employability skills to help you in the world of work.

Course content

Students who have no GCSE results, or do not have 4 E Grades, or who have not attended some of their school education and need to achieve an Entry Level or Level 1 qualification in order to progress onto their chosen vocational area or into employment or apprenticeships. When can you start? Anytime!! Please call us on 0300 123 2344 and we can discuss what is best for you.

Entry requirements

To start a Vocational Studies Programme you do not need any qualifications. Just the attitude to attend and take part!


There are varying methods of assessment within the programme, e.g. observations, role play, professional discussions, written tasks and presentations, workbooks, written assessments and computer based activities.

Future opportunities

Opportunities include:- Level 1 study- Level 2 study- Level 3 study- Apprenticeship- University- Employment

Further information

Chef whites and safety shoes are required to be purchased at the beginning of the course. If you are aged 19 or over on 1st September the examination fee payable at enrolment will be approxiamately £40.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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