Catering & Hospitality


Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ £1,287 p/ year
International £2,160 p/ year


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On this course, you will learn about food preparation and cooking and all the processes involved in the safe preparation and cooking of food. You will learn key skills used in the service of food and beverage in our practical restaurants. You will learn how to prepare and cook healthy meals and understanding the basic in cookery, including how to use chop and fillet ingredients. To understand what ingredients go together and identify what type of sauce matches different foods.

Aims of the course

The develop an understanding in Catering industry

Assessment Method

Observation and Portfolio

Progression Opportunities

To lead onto a full time programme at level 2

Career Options

Opportunities to become a Chef in industry

What can I earn as a chef? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified chef or catering professional you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Chefs start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £17,000 with 3 years' experience Restaurant managers start on around £15,000 year and can earn £22,000 with 3 years' experience

If you're thinking this sounds like you, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our former students have gone on to work at some of the most famous restaurants and hotels in the world including The Ritz Hotel ? and with the right training and experience, there's no reason why you shouldn't follow them.

Entry Requirements

This course is for beginners or people with an interest in this field


Most of the course will be delivered practically in the Kitchens, with some theory

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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