• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20201 Year2Full-TimeCity CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

Practical cooking skills for a range of products and using a range of skills. Theory behind professional cookery and some great transferable knowledge.

GCSE 4's in both English language and maths.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits. Uniform costs are currently around £100 which you will be required to purchase at enrolment. Support is available for those applying for a bursary to help with their studies.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits. Uniform costs are currently around £100 which you will be required to purchase at enrolment. Support is available for those applying for a bursary to help with their studies.

The course will involve a mixture of theory and practical. Assessments are both exam based and through the use of coursework and practical observations.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 09.00 - until late in order to cover events and restaurant service. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Rob Stewart

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What’s next?

You could progress onto our advanced professional cookery Level 3 with a view to future employment or our Level 4 diploma in hospitality management.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.