Food and Drink

About the Department

The Food and Drink department offers a range of courses that allow students to train in cookery, bakery, food and beverage service, hospitality and catering, and patisserie and confectionery. Students train in professional kitchens and gain opportunities to sell their creations at the student shop and work in a contemporary commercial restaurant.

Professional Food and Beverage Service City & Guilds Diploma Level 2

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 fr...

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Patisserie and Confectionery General Certificate | Level 2

This is a professional training programme for aspiring pastry chefs or bakers, you will develop specialist patisserie and confectionery skills at indu...

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Commis Chef Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will allow students to train in the kitchen to become commis chefs. A commis chef learns how to carry out the basic functions in every ...

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Professional Patisserie & Confectionery City & Guilds Advanced Diploma Level 3

Build advanced patisserie and confectionery skills on this programme ready for progression. You will have the opportunity to work regionally, national...

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Facilities

World-class kitchens, showcase opportunities in the student shop, and a flourishing commercial restaurant.

FAQs

Will I get to train with a Michelin star chef?

You will work alongside experienced professional chefs from the region and gain a first-class experience with us.

What are the progression routes from these courses?

Progression routes are available from Entry Level through to Level 3 within the department.

What food and drink courses are available at Leeds City College?

We offer a wide variety of food-focused courses including: Hospitality and Catering, Professional Food and Beverage Service, Professional Bakery, Professional Cookery, Professional Patisserie & Confectionery, and Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership.

Does the college offer any financial support for students?

Yes, students can apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.

Which campus are you based at?

As part of the School of Travel, Food & Drink, we are based at Printworks Campus.

Safeguarding

We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

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Apprenticeships

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme allows students to work in the hospitality sector. Hospitality team members carry out a range of general and specialist roles within ho...

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Commis Chef Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will allow students to train in the kitchen to become commis chefs. A commis chef learns how to carry out the basic functions in every ...

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Butcher Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme will allow students to work in butchery which is a highly skilled profession. Butchers display understanding about a range of meat sp...

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Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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