Validated by University College Birmingham and developed in consultation with industry, this course will give you the practical skills, technical ability and business knowledge you need for future success in a creative, rewarding and challenging industry.
Whether you want to start your own business baking artisan breads, become a chocolatier or patissier or work in food technology or new product development, you will develop the high level technical and operational skills you will need.
Course Modules -
Year One core modules, Level 4:
140 UCAS points (for 2016/17 entry; for 2017/18 entry: 56 UCAS points), GCSE English Grade C minimum. L3 Diplomas without UCAS points considered. Mature students without the formal entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis.
Assessment is designed to provide you an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of assessment methods are used. There is a strong focus on the vocational nature of this course including practical innovative project work and assessment.
An estimated breakdown of the assessment for this course is as follows:
Enterprise Start-up Studies:
The key points for setting up and running a small business enterprise, undertaking research into areas such as demographics and social trends, location analysis and customer target markets. As a result, you will be able to justify a demand for your chosen product or service prior to starting up your own small business.
Teaching is carried out by appropriately qualified and experienced lecturers and a typical teaching week will consist of: