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Katie Allen and team, Hospitality and Catering

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Hospitality and Catering

If you’re a ‘people person’ and like variety in your work, then opportunities and rewards are there for the taking in the hospitality & catering sector, where you could be running your own business or excelling in your career within just a few years.

The demand for skilled workers in the catering and hospitality sector is higher than ever before, Greater Manchester’s visitor economy supports around 94,000 full-time jobs.

Our Courses

Your study programme will be based on your career choice, interests and individual needs.

Alongside the training and skills development in everything from vegetables, fish, meat and poultry to baking, patisserie, cake decorating and chocolatier, you’ll get the opportunity to be part of our professional team in the commercial areas such as the Riverside restaurant and bar, and the college Bistro.

You will have access to a range of additional learning opportunities alongside your main qualification, guaranteeing you the best chance of success and progression in your future career.

Course content:

  • A formal qualification
  • English & maths
  • Industrial placement & work experience
  • Enrichment
  • Guest speakers
  • Employer led community projects
  • Trips and visits to the workplace
  • Entrepreneurial projects
  • Competitions

This course is taught at our Rochdale campus.

Studying at our Rochdale campus...

Find your style with our Professional Chef, Restaurant and Customer Service programmes. This will give you the foundations to develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in our state of the art professional kitchens and award-winning Riverside restaurant using modern technologies and techniques with industry experienced tutors. It’s not just cooking, you will get the chance to be trained in front-of-house and barista roles.

Stuart Marshall
It’s important to take any opportunities that comes your way. When you’re in the industry you have to be really open to learning new things. Working with Andrew Nutter has helped me grasp that as I work on all sections and take pride in my work each day.

Stuart Marshall

Our Riverside Restaurant

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