There will be no scheduled lessons on Wednesday 29th November for full-time 16-18 year old students due to a staff CPD day. A Level students will be in college as normal.
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 course combines real world learning in the workplace with theoretical study.
Throughout the course you will have access to industry-standard, commercial kitchens, where you will work 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.
This practical and academic combination of study provides a platform to develop your future career and academic goals.
This award is validated by The Open University
For information on the OU regulations, fee information, refunds and payment details including annual increases, and accessibility statement please see our Essential Information page.
Explore Catering & Hospitality
Catering and Hospitality students will have the opportunity to work in our award winning training restaurant, The Waterside Brasserie. The restaurant is open to the public across the week and all the food is prepared and served by our students in one of our five fully equipped industrial kitchens.
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We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.
Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.
We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.