School of Travel, Food & Drink

Courses for those wanting to make it in the food manufacture, catering or hospitality industries. We cover everything for budding chefs, bakers, butchers, front of house staff or managers.

Get a real taste for hospitality, catering and food manufacture from our diverse range of specialist courses based at our Printworks Campus. 

The Campus houses state-of-the-art kitchens fitted with industry standard equipment. You can also put your knowledge into practice in The Printworks Deli selling baked goods produced by students, or by working in our contemporary commercial restaurant, The Printworks Kitchen & Bar open to the public for real bookings.  

We currently have three specialist departments:

- Bakery
- Meat Technology
- Hospitality & Culinary Arts

Our highly qualified staff have a wealth of up-to-date industrial experience in the subject areas they teach and will work alongside you to help develop the relevant skills and knowledge required.

Your learning experience will be enhanced with the chance to work alongside the industries’ best through placements at Michelin-starred restaurants, hotel groups and leading food manufacturers as well as having the opportunity to travel abroad to add an international element to your skills and studies.

We are also involved in many high profile events and competitions from running demonstrations at food and drink festivals and cook-a-longs with celebrity chefs to charity dinners and black tie functions. 

 
Course
Food Industry Skills Foundation Diploma Level 1
This qualification has been designed for those wishing to pursue a career in the baking industry
 
Course
Professional Bakery Certificate Level 2
This one year programme is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of baking techniques
 
Course
Technical Certificate Professional Cookery Level 2
This 1 year course is designed to give the students the basics of food preparation and customer service/food and beverage skills needed in the hospitality industry
 
Course
Professional Cookery Diploma Level 3
This 1 year course is designed to give students a deeper understanding of food preparation, cooking and presentation needed in the hospitality industry.
 
Course
Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 2
This is a professional programme for those wanting a career within the specialist area of patisserie and confectionery.
 
Course
Professional Patisserie & Confectionery Certificate Level 3
This is a professional programme for those wanting a career within the specialist area of patisserie and confectionery including higher level craft roles, supervision and product development
 
Course
Professional Food and Beverage Service Diploma Level 2
This course is designed to equip you with the skills to work within the Food and Drink Service Industry. Do you love going above and beyond within customer service? This course is the first step.
 
Course
Professional Food and Beverage Service Technical Diploma Level 3
Are you a natural born leader? This course is designed to equip you with the skills to supervise a team within the Food and Drink Service Industry.
 
Course
Travel and Tourism Diploma Level 1
Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This qualification gives you an insight into the many different parts of the industry
 
Course
Travel and Tourism Diploma Level 2
This course has been developed to provide the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to prepare students for employment in the travel and tourism industry
 
Course
Air Cabin Crew Diploma Level 2
This course is designed for students wishing to follow careers within the aviation industry
 
Course
Travel and Tourism - Aviation Operations Diploma Level 3
The course is designed for students wishing to follow careers within the aviation industry or for students wishing to go on to Higher Education
 
Course
Aviation Operations Diploma Level 3
This is a new course introduced in 2016, which offers the chance to undertake a 2 year study programme to equip you with the skills and knowledge to work within the aviation industry.
 
Course
Travel and Tourism Diploma Level 3
This course offers you the chance to study a 2 year programme that will prepare you for employment in a variety of job roles within travel and tourism.
Share: