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Hospitality and Catering

Hospitality and Catering courses at Tresham are very popular study areas within the college. Our courses are 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 lecturers 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 course 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.



Did you know…

  • The UK food industry is worth £96.1 billion
  • The world is your oyster – the industry makes travelling for jobs very easy
  • Most businesses in the sector are small – over three quarters employ fewer than 10 people
  • It’s mostly a young person’s industry, with a fifth of its workforce aged between 16-19

Skills required…

  • a keen interest in food and cooking
  • the ability to work under pressure
  • high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • the ability to do several tasks at once
  • creativity and imagination for food presentation
  • the ability to work as part of a team

Samuel’s Story

“Some of my family work in the catering industry, so it has been a natural step for me.

I really enjoy taking classic dishes and giving them a modern twist. I hope to progress onto further qualifications in catering and eventually run my own restaurant.”