Professional Food and Beverage Service City & Guilds Diploma Level 2

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Go above and beyond for your customers with this service programme. This course will teach you the skills needed to pursue a career as a chef or as front of house in the food and drink industry. We will prepare you for your next steps through regular work experience opportunities in hotels, restaurants, and bars.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Develop your customer service, food, and beverage skills.
  • Improve your barista and beverage service skills.
  • Increase your alcoholic beverage, menu, and product knowledge.
  • Maintain health and safety and food hygiene.
  • Entry Requirements

    Ideally a minimum of three GCSEs at grade 3 or above. You will also need to be determined, passionate, driven by food and drink, and committed to delivering exceptional customer service.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include our Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership Diploma Level 3, an apprenticeship with one of our many employers, or relevant employment.

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    Course Details


    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

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    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts


    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4.

    Labour Market

    There are 41,219 jobs in the hospitality and catering sector in Leeds. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    “It has been an amazing experience. The dedicated and passionate tutors are experienced chefs that know the industry and prepare us to work as professionals. I highly recommend these courses.” - Ana Mora Roás Patisserie and Confectionery|“My time at the college has been so enriching and fulfilling. During my two years the tutors have been so dedicated and passionate. Not only do they have a vast knowledge, but they are experienced chefs that know the industry well and prepare us to work as professionals. I have been pushed and motivated to achieve the best of my potential. It has been an amazing experience and I highly recommend these courses.” - Ana Mora Roás Patisserie and Confectionery
    School of Travel, Food & Drink
    Leeds City College
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