Hospitality & Catering
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2019/20) and are subject to change next year.

For students under 19

Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.

For students aged 19 or over

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.

International Students

Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.


About this course

You will study the following units and complete both practical assessments and short answer papers to test your understanding of the different cooking methods:

  • 607 Prepare and cook food by boiling, poaching and steaming;
  • 608 Prepare and cook food by stewing and braising;
  • 609 Prepare and cook food baking, roasting and grilling;
  • 610 Prepare and cook food by deep frying and shallow frying;
  • 202 Food Safety in catering.
Entry Requirements

You will need to get a minimum of Entry 3 on the college initial on line assessment for English and maths. If you are 16-18 and do not have GCSE English and Maths A-C you will continue to study both at college. GCSE grade D will mean you are enrolled in GCSE classes, D or below you will be enrolled on Functional Skills classes.

Assessment Method

Practical assessments for cooking units Completion of short answer questions to demonstrate your knowledge for cooking units

Progression Opportunities

Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service Level 2 Diploma in Culinary Skills

Study Methods

You will learn in dedicated classrooms at either Hammersmith or Southall Campus. Working in the training kitchens.


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.