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

Study catering and hospitality at Northbrook MET

Do you have a flair for cooking? Could you be a hospitality hero?  Northbrook 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 Arundel Restaurant which is staffed by students and open to the public at our West Durrington Campus on Littlehampton Road.

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.

Why choose Northbrook MET?

At Northbrook MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across three campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

A 360 tour of the catering kitchens at West Durrington Campus

Available courses

  • Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Certificate in Food and Beverage Service | Level 1
    Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Certificate in Food and Beverage Service | Level 1

    Develop an array of kitchen skills and techniques, cooking and serving food in Brooks coffee shop

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

    Learn food preparation and professional cookery in our fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and industrial kitchens.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service | Level 3
    Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service | 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 & Hospitality | City & Guilds Professional Cookery and Food & Beverage Service Combined | Level 2
    Catering & Hospitality | City & Guilds Professional Cookery and Food & Beverage Service Combined | Level 2

    Learn food preparation and professional cookery in our fine dining restaurant, coffee shop and industrial kitchens.

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

    Learn advanced skills and techniques for the fine dining restaurant, including preparing and constructing complex dishes, as well as canapés and cocktails.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Apprenticeship
    Catering & Hospitality | Hospitality Team Member | Intermediate Apprenticeship | Level 2
    Catering & Hospitality | Hospitality Team Member | Intermediate Apprenticeship | Level 2

    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. The apprenticeship provides the skills required for a career in food and beverage service as a...

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 12 months learning and up to 3 months for End Point Assessment (EPA)
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  • Apprenticeship
    Catering & Hospitality | Senior Production Chef | Apprenticeship | Level 3
    Catering & Hospitality | Senior Production Chef | Apprenticeship | Level 3

    This senior production chef 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: 12-18 months
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