An introductory programme to give you the
essential knowledge and skills for starting your
career in the hospitality and catering industry
and ideally help you to progress on to a VRQ
Professional Cookery Diploma at level 2.
This course provides you with practical skills in
food preparation and cooking and food service
through training in the college’s purpose-built
kitchens and restaurants. It is hands-on and
gives you a real taste of working in the industry.
The course is the perfect platform to give you
the confidence to progress with your studies or
obtain your first position in the industry.
Your training will be a mix of both practical
and theory based lessons covering a variety of
units, including food preparation and cooking,
customer service and teamwork.
You will learn to cook in a professional environment
supported by a team of experienced tutors.
You will also complete some personal and
social development through additional Work
Skills qualifications and study maths and