Foundation Level 1 in

Food Industry Skills

If you are interested in a career in food and enjoy cooking and baking, this could be the course for you. You will learn practical skills in our state-of-the-art Food Centre, making a wide range of food and bakery products.

You will gain additional certificates such as health and safety and food safety. This ensures that you will be fully prepared for a wide range of food related careers or the next step in your education.

What will I study?

  • Bakery in practice
  • Cake decoration and design
  • Food industry skills
  • Health and safety
  • Preparation for interview
  • Personal development classes
  • Job applications and course applications
  • You will complete a 2 week work placement
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Flexible entry requirements which may mean some GCSEs at grades 1-3
  • You will have at least one interview and an assessment of your literacy and numeracy and support needs before you are offered a place

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Bakery assistant
  • Customer service in hospitality
  • Food manufacturing assistant