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Newcastle College Hospitality 10

College 16 to 18

Hospitality

If you're passionate about food and looking for a career to get your creative juices cooking, hospitality at Newcastle College will prepare you for life in the kitchen.


Under the guidance of professional and experienced chefs, you will explore the industry and develop the skills and techniques you need to succeed.

Practice your skills in industry-standard kitchens and put them to the test in our student run bistro and fine-dining restaurant, the Chefs' Academy.

Outside of the classroom, you could take part in masterclasses with renowned chefs, undertake a work placement in a local restaurant, or even take part in national competitions.

Whether you want to be a chef, a master baker, or run your own restaurant, you can choose a course to suit your tastes.

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What can I study?

Professional Cookery - Level 1

Would you describe yourself as a foodie? Do you love experimenting in the kitchen? Take your skills further with this Professional Cookery course.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Professional Cookery - Level 2

If you have a passion for cooking, this Professional Cookery course is a recipe for success.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Professional Patisserie and Confectionery - Level 2

This Professional Patisserie and Confectionery course will help you rise to the top.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Professional Cookery - Level 3

Become a true MasterChef with this Professional Cookery - Level 3 course. Apply now.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Professional Patisserie & Confectionery - Level 3

Become the creme de la creme of the patisserie world with this Professional Patisserie & Confectionery - Level 3 course. Apply now.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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What can I do with an Hospitality qualification?

Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

Median Salary

£19,658 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

Median Salary

£20,085 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
  • Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
  • Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.

Median Salary

£18,523 View more

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