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Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & Catering

The hospitality and catering offer at Hugh Baird College is called the L20 Hotel School.

The school is run slightly different to other parts of the college, our students work with lecturers as on other courses but we also have a general manager, a head chef, sous chef, restaurant manager and our own team of apprentices, this allows students on full time course the chance to have work experience in the L20 Hotel School via it's flagship restaurant, L20 Restaurant.

The work experience may be in one of the kitchens preparing food for the restaurant and bar or in the new building preparing food for staff, students visitors. Other areas of work experience include food service in the restaurant and cafes or as part of a function.

Liverpool is a vibrant city with hotels, bars, restaurant and clubs. This brings many opportunities for those who have been trained to work in hospitality and the visitor economy. As Liverpool’s visitors grow, the city and region continue to expand with new venues and an exciting cruise terminal that will create jobs for those wanting to provide hospitality at sea and travel the world.


Where are they now?
Kelly Hughes

Kelly Hughes

Chef de Partie at Liverpool Football Club

"Working with celebrity guest chefs like Nigel Haworth and Kenny Atkinson made me realise I could do this as a career. When I completed my Level 3, I applied for a job at Liverpool Football Club as a Commis Chef and I got it! I haven’t looked back and I am now Chef de Partie and love my job...” Read more
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Possible careers include:
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Job growth sector

These study programmes are linked to the highlighted area/s of job growth in our region:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Creative and Digital
  • Financial and Professional Services
  • Life Science and Health
  • Low Carbon
  • SuperPort
  • Visitor Economy

  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3

There are no formal qualifications for our Level 1 courses.

These study programmes have been designed to prepare you to progress to study at Level 2 or to employment. These programmes not only give an insight to your chosen vocational area, but also give you the opportunity to undertake work experience and other activities that will prepare you quickly to get a job or to move on to higher levels in your chosen field. These programmes also include the development on maths and English skills.

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 1 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade G (new grading system: 1) or above or have industry related experience.

We will also work with you to help you develop maths and English skills.

Please note: this is just a guide. For course specific entry qualifications, please check the course you're interested in.

You will need to have successfully completed a relevant Level 2 course or have 4 GCSEs at grade C (new grading system: 4) or above or have industry related experience.

We will also work with you to help you improve your maths and English skills.

Please note: this is just a guide. For course specific entry qualifications, please check the course you're interested in.

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