Middlesbrough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
If you are passionate about food and you are keen to enter this fast paced and exciting sector, then this course is for you. You will develop your practical and theoretical knowledge and prepare yourself to succeed in this dynamic environment. This two year vocational course combines real world learning in the workplace with theoretical study. You can convert to an honours degree following one additional year of study. Throughout the course you will have access to industry-standard, commercial kitchens, where you will work with professional chefs to perfect your culinary technique through a series of live commercial events. You also investigate and work with local businesses to expand and apply your knowledge of the sector and to showcase your skills to potential employers. Your practical sessions are supported by guest speakers and industrial visits to key local and national organisations to help you understand the infrastructure of the industry.You will develop the knowledge and understanding required to succeed academically at this level. This practical and academic combination of study provides a platform to develop your future career and academic goals. You will gain a combination of management, educational, technical and practical skills. You can also be entered for City and Guilds Level 3 practical qualifications.
Modules offered may vary. Year 1 core modules include: Financial Decision Making Food and Beverage Operations Kitchen Management and Practice Managing and Developing People Managing Business Organisations The Work Environment and Self-analysis Year 2 core modules include: Advanced Patisserie and Confectionery Cultural Awareness Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Skills Industry Related Project Molecular Gastronomy
You will be assessed through coursework designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to meet the learning outcomes of the programme. To support you, a variety of assessment methods are used to enhance the experience as well as to help you develop key transferable skills. If you are a part time student, you are supported to complete work based projects in your workplace.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
You must also hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. This may be GCSE (grade C/4) or Functional Skills.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6300||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6300||Year 1|