Catering & hospitality

The catering & hospitality industry is booming right now, there is certainly no shortage of career opportunities for students with the right qualifications.

Our on-site restaurant the Orange Tree is the perfect training ground for anyone seeking a career in the food sector with its two training and production kitchens.

Our hospitality courses explore the wide variety of services provided by hospitality organisations, whilst offering a thorough introduction to the skills required for success in the industry. Hospitality is a fast-paced, vibrant and exciting industry that offers opportunities to work all over the world.

Catering & hospitality | Telford College

Catering & hospitality | Telford College

Catering courses enable students to learn all about the preparation, cooking and presentation of different food groups, including meat, poultry, fish and vegetables.

You’ll complete food hygiene qualifications, and have the opportunity  to experience work placements – as well as getting weekly work experience at The Orange Tree.

Work is assessed throughout the year through a combination of assignments, coursework, observation and online exams.

Did you know?

  • One of our most recent students landed a job at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Birmingham after impressing the team on a work placement.
  • Telford is home to one of the largest conference and events quarters in the UK, providing excellent career opportunities right on the doorstep.

CATERING COURSES ARE PERFECT FOR A CAREER IN…

  • Professional cookery
  • Hotels & hospitality
  • Outside catering
  • Food hygiene industry

HOSPITALITY COURSES ARE PERFECT FOR A CAREER IN…

  • Front of house
  • Food & drinks service
  • Nutrition
  • Outside catering
  • Human resources
  • Event planning & management
  • Marketing
Course Name School Assessment  
Professional Cookery Level 1Catering and HospitalityPortfolio building and assignmentsCareer Insights
Professional Cookery Level 2Catering and HospitalityUnits are assessed throughout the year by written and multiple choice tests and practical examinationsCareer Insights