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Catering and hospitality | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study catering and hospitality at Brighton MET

Do you have a flair for cooking? Could you be a hospitality hero?  Brighton MET offers a range of catering and hospitality courses that have been specially designed to prepare you for a successful career in the challenging but rewarding sector.

You will gain invaluable experience if you choose to study with us - our catering and hospitality department benefits from modern facilities such as industry standard training kitchens as well as our training restaurant, The Gallery which is staffed by students and open to the public at our Brighton Central Campus on Pelham Street.

Day to day with us, you be working in a realistic training environment and you will have plenty of opportunity to learn techniques and tricks of the trade that are essential for a successful career in this fun and fast-paced industry. As well as practical skills you will also learn theory around the principles of catering, health and safety, nutrition and computing, maths and language skills.

Available courses

  • Catering & Hospitality - Level 3 Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery

    This apprenticeship will support you to gain advanced professional cookery skills and techniques, including preparing and constructing complex dishes, as well as canapés and cocktails.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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  • Catering & Hospitality | Certificate in Professional Food and Beverage Service Skills | Level 2

    Develop food service skills as well as customer care, bar and cashiering experience in either our coffee shop or fine dining restaurant,

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery | Level 3

    This professional cookery diploma will advance your prior knowledge and skills to an advanced level.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Cookery | Level 2

    A Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery will continue your study and lead to a Level 3 in Advanced Cookery or Professional Food and Beverage Supervision.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Catering & Hospitality | Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service Supervision | Level 3

    This course trains you to specialise in all front-of-house aspects of the catering and hospitality industry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Catering and Professional Chefs - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship introduces apprentices to the core skills needed when working in professional cookery.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Food & Beverage Services (Hospitality) - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    The course aims to improve on your skills in the workplace and learn new skills which will help you to understand and progress in the hospitality industry.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
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Why choose Brighton MET?

Our catering and hospitality courses have been specially designed to prepare you for a successful career, you will be taught in large professional standard kitchens by our highly experienced, expert tutors.

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