Is this course right for me?

Would you like a career in the diverse food and hospitality industry?  Are you looking to gain professional skills in cookery and food service?

This course gives you a broad introduction to the industry, providing you with experience of preparing, presenting and serving a range of foods and beverages. It also allows you to gain multiple qualifications and boosts your future prospects.

You will be expected to purchase kit, uniform and books, costing approximately £280 (subject to change). Help towards this cost may be available through grants.

Entry requirements:

  • A real interest and commitment to the subject and attendance at an interview


The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • Virtual learning environment
  • Practical sessions in a realistic working environment


The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Observations of your practical work
  • Practical test at the end of the course
  • Written assignments


Completion of this course provides you with a number of options in education and employment. If you choose to progress directly into employment, you will have the knowledge, skills and qualifications to work in a range of catering and hospitality environments. You will also have studied Food Safety to an industry level, which will be a valuable asset.

Many students will choose to progress further in education, gaining a more specialised expertise and greater career options. After this course, you could take the Professional Cookery Level 2. This could eventually lead to a Foundation Degree in Culinary Arts, or to a number of professional roles.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

  • Professional Cookery and Food and Beverage Service Level 2
  • Hospitality and Catering Level 2