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Hospitality Services Diploma Level 2 at New College Stamford

Course description

If you want to explore both the cookery and service sides of working in the professional catering and hospitality industry this is the ideal starting point for you. You will study a mixture of food service and cookery units with the opportunity to be trained by guest chefs and hospitality leaders from Stamford’s most renowned establishments.You will gain hands on experience in our professional Gallery Restaurant and have the opportunity to visit various professional kitchens, restaurants and exhibitions such as Hotel Olympia and the BBC Good Food Show. You will also take part in master classes hosted by industry renowned chefs and experts in hospitality and have regular visits from suppliers and manufacturers linked to your chosen profession.This course is approximately 20% theory and 80% practical.

Course content

You will gain practical training in our industry standard kitchens to developnew and enhancing existing skills. Though a process of practical demonstrations, group workshops and one to one training, you will be taught the skills needed to be assessed as competent in a wide range of preparation and cooking techniques, food service and customer care. All practical learning is re-enforced by studying the theory of catering in the classroom.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades Dor above, or aLevel 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery.


You will be assessed through practical and on going observations and assessments including the completion of multiple choice papers. There are no formal practical or theoretical examinations for this programme.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to the Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership Diploma Level 3, a Catering or Hospitality Apprenticeship, or employment in the industry.

Further information

You will require a uniform, equipment, reference books, and the ability to participate in educational visits to support your learning. Health, safety and hygene standards will also need to be met and work experience will assist your progression and possible employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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