Level 2 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service

This exciting course takes place in our fast-paced and award-winning restaurant, Colours, where you'll be working alongside experienced professionals in the industry.

Learning the art of silver service, table service and customer service plays a crucial role in this course, alongside developing your menu and beverage product knowledge.

Our successful hospitality alumna, Katie, completed this course and now has an impressive career as Senior Chef De Rang at Chef Patron, Paul Askew's, exclusive fine dining restaurant, The Art School.

Watch Katie's story below!

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Food safety in catering
  • Investigating the catering and hospitality industry
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Applying workplace skills
  • Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure and travel and tourism
  • Legislation in food and beverage service
  • Menu knowledge and design
  • Principles of beverage product knowledge
  • Service of hot beverages
  • Food and beverage service skills
  • Handling payments and maintaining the payment point

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by assignments, observations of preparing, and serving food and short tests.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above, including English or maths.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2020), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated financial support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

The opportunities in this thriving industry are limitless! Once you have successfully completed this course, you could progress on to:

  • Level 2 Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery
  • Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service and an Introduction to Event Planning

Watch Katie's Story

Read Katie's full story here!

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Inspiring Success

Kyle

“At College, I’ve had some amazing opportunities working with top chefs in fast-paced kitchens, across a variety of locations in the UK.”

Kyle, Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery

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Why study Catering and Hospitality with us?

Employability

Students have gained employment with exclusive restaurants or have launched their own businesses.

Fine Dining Restaurant

Colours Restaurant has a fantastic reputation and provides a commercial working environment.

Industry Competitions

Help your CV stand out by participating in prestigious industry competitions.

Industry Standard Facilities

Our contemporary training facilities are well resourced, reflecting industry standards.

Industry Contacts

Celebrity chefs and placements in top restaurants and hotels, add value to your training.

Experienced Tutors

Your tutors have worked in Michelin starred restaurants and luxury hotels around the world.