Level 2 Hospitality & Catering course in Longton | Nacro Education

Hospitality Level 2

Course code: C003642

Course overview

If you have ever thought about working in a restaurant, café or hotel, why not join one of our hospitality and catering courses? At Nacro Education, you can learn all about preparing food and drink, serving customers and taking bookings. You will be able to try out recipes for yourself, practice making drinks and prepare yourself for a really enjoyable job.

What will I learn?

The course is designed for practical people as most of it is taught in our canteen. You will gain a high standard of cookery skills from processes such as roasting and frying to commodities, whilst also learning other workplace essentials like menu design.


There are a range of units which could include:

• Safe working practices for the hospitality industry
• Introduction to professional cookery
• Tools and equipment used in professional cookery
• Boiling, poaching and steaming
• Baking, roasting and grilling


You will be required to complete a range of written assignments. You will also be required to demonstrate some skills whilst being observed by your tutor.

Work experience

You will do at least two weeks of work experience to support your studies, gain experience and potentially develop contacts with future employers. Our team will help you secure a work placement and will provide you with everything required for you to attend your placement.

Enrichment opportunities

There are a variety of enrichment opportunities on offer throughout the year, including trips and external visits.

Career and progression

Successful completion of this course will enable you to seek employment in a wide variety of catering establishments with the prospect of promotion or the opportunity to progress on further study at Level 3.

What makes our Get Set! courses different?

Each Get Set! course at Nacro Longton Education Centre is designed to accelerate your learning and enable you to identify and make progress towards your aspirations. We combine vocational learning with essential English and mathematics qualifications, enriching experiences and workplace encounters to equip you for career success.

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Our Hospitality Level 2 course at Longton has been crafted to enable you to:

  • Develop industry-specific skills through hands on vocational training.
  • Improve your English, maths, and digital literacy to strengthen your foundations for work and life*.
  • Participate in a range of work experience and employment opportunities to gain insight and additional knowledge.
  • Gain vital skills for the workplace including communication, problem solving, teamworking, interview practice and CV writing.
  • Participate in a range of activities, opportunities, team collaboration challenges and educational site visits that enable personal development through real experiences.

*GCSE/Functional Skills English and maths are only required if you haven’t already gained a level 4 or above.

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