Food Beverage and Professional Cookery Studies

  • Level 2 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

By studying hospitality, you will benefit from training within our on-site restaurant which caters for staff, students and external visitors. This enables you to undertake hospitality roles in a realistic working environment on a daily basis, including food preparation and silver service.

This course will suit you if you have previous catering experience. It will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge to progress to a full-time Level 3 industry apprenticeship, employment and / or continue your study in the vocation.

Modules may include:

Assignment-based units:

  • Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Healthier foods and special diets
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planning
  • Applying workplace skills

Practical units:

  • Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables
  • Prepare and cook meat and offal
  • Prepare and cook poultry
  • Prepare and cook fish and shellfish
  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Food service
  • Evening restaurant

Following these units, there will be a practical cookery craft assessment.

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

Practical assessments are ongoing and training also takes place through a realistic working environment in our on-site training restaurant.

  • Relevant industry experience and / or completion at Level 1

If you successfully complete this course you may consider progressing onto a Level 3 stand-alone qualification or as part of an apprenticeship programme.

Career opportunities include employment in a variety of sectors related to the hospitality and catering industry.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £220*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Modules may include:

Assignment-based units:

  • Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Healthier foods and special diets
  • Catering operations, costs and menu planning
  • Applying workplace skills

Practical units:

  • Prepare and cook fruit and vegetables
  • Prepare and cook meat and offal
  • Prepare and cook poultry
  • Prepare and cook fish and shellfish
  • Produce hot and cold desserts and puddings
  • Food service
  • Evening restaurant

Following these units, there will be a practical cookery craft assessment.

You will also develop a number of skills including numeracy, literacy and digital skills throughout the course.

Practical assessments are ongoing and training also takes place through a realistic working environment in our on-site training restaurant.

  • Relevant industry experience and / or completion at Level 1

If you successfully complete this course you may consider progressing onto a Level 3 stand-alone qualification or as part of an apprenticeship programme.

Career opportunities include employment in a variety of sectors related to the hospitality and catering industry.

Enrolment fee: £40

Course-related fees, eg materials/equipment: £220*

*This cost is approximate and is subject to change. Some costs may be payable to the College and some may be payable to external suppliers. Further details can be obtained by contacting hello@bridgend.ac.uk. There may be support available towards these costs; please visit our website for more information.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

This is one of our busier campuses and is located within walking distance of Bridgend town centre. It offers a wide range of courses from Childhood Studies and Fashion to Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Travel and Independent Living Skills.

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