Are you a virtuoso in the kitchen? Want to embark on a career in catering or hospitality? Get off to the ideal start with a course from Mid Cheshire College.

You’ll build a repertoire of dishes and a wealth of essential kitchen techniques, making you an attractive prospect for future employers. You’ll also try your hand at a range of industry roles, learning about management and customer care.

With qualifications in Hospitality Services or Professional Catering, you’ll acquire essential skills and knowledge of how the hospitality industry works. You’ll combine practical work with classroom learning, covering topics like food hygiene and safety.

You’ll have a chance to specialise in disciplines like patisserie, gaining your ability and flair under expert tutors.

The College’s in-house restaurant Dining at 1962 gives you the chance to work with professional chefs and get a taste for the pace of a real kitchen environment, cooking for the public.

Potential Hospitality and Catering careers include:
Chef, restaurant manager, hotel manager, food educator, caterer, food hygiene inspector, nutritionist, food stylist, researcher.

Courses Available

Course Title
Location
Start Date
Full Fee
NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Services (Level 2)
12/09/2016
£595.00
NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Services (Level 2)
11/09/2017
£595.00
NVQ Certificate in Hospitality Services (Level 1)
12/09/2016
£595.00
NVQ Certificate in Hospitality Services (Level 1)
11/09/2017
£595.00

Apprenticeships

Want to get a nationally recognised qualification in your industry without taking years out to study? An apprenticeship from Mid Cheshire College is the perfect way to boost your skills while you earn, and set yourself up for progression in your career.

Find a course that’s relevant to your current job, whether you work in the kitchen, the bar, or front of house. You’ll learn all the best practices and pick up essential skills that employers in your industry are looking for.

Set yourself apart in your field with a qualification from City and Guilds, plus all of the hands-on experience that comes from putting your skills into practice at work.

You’ll be learning as you work, without needing to come into the college for study sessions.

Course length: 12–18 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire campus not required
Must be working in a relevant role
Suitable for commis chef

Course length: 18–24 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire campus not required
Must be working in a relevant role and possess relevant level 2 qualification (or equivalent)
Suitable for sous or senior chef

Course length: 12 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire campus not required
Must be working in a relevant role
Suitable for kitchen porter or front-of-house staff

Course length: 12–18 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire campus not required
Must be working in a relevant role
Suitable for waiting, bar or front-of-house staff

Course length: 18–24 months
Teaching time at Mid Cheshire campus not required
Must be working in a relevant role and possess relevant level 2 qualification (or equivalent)
Suitable for bar or restaurant supervisor or team leader

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Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.