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Hospitality and Catering (Level 2)


Why study this course?

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.

What will I study?

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.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This study programme will prepare you for progression on to the Hospitality & Catering Level 3 study programme.

Are there any additional costs?

• Uniform, professional knives and course material, approx. £230

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

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.

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Food & Beverage Service Skills City & Guilds NVQ Level 2 Diploma • Food Safety Level 2 Certificate AND • English and maths qualifications if required