Hospitality & Catering
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

Entry Requirements

You must be in paid employment and have a contract of employment. You need to be working a minimum of 30 hours a week.

You need to get a minimum of Entry 3 on the college initial on-line assessment for English and maths. No need to worry if your math is not good, as you will be supported by your tutor and also if you do not have a GCSE grade A-C in maths you will be doing functional skills maths qualification.

Progression Opportunities

The potential job roles you can get on completion of this qualification:

  • Assistant chef
  • Chef de partie
  • Sous chef
  • Pastry chef
Study Methods

You will be based at our Southall or Hammersmith campus.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.