Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will
all be discussed during the interview process.
The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.
Progressing to each level of study
Once you successfully completed your course you may be able to progress to the next level, following a satisfactory interview with a Tutor. If you’ve finished your Level 3 course
you will be offered advice and guidance from our Career Advisers on how to apply for a place at University through UCAS, or how to apply for a job or an Apprenticeship.
Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses generally last one year; Level 3 courses will usually last for two years.
I love the energy over here in the UK, the hospitality is insane. Flo Rida
Hospitality & Catering
Training at LRC’s Hospitality Department prepares you for a life-long career; whether you’re planning to work in a 5* Hotel, provide food for residential care , run a local café or hope to work at a Michelin Starred restaurant.
Of course working in Hospitality isn’t just cooking, there are lots of opportunities
available Front-of-House, and our training will give you all the skills you’ll need to deal
with any situation in this exciting industry. We’re proud that our learners train in a
real-life environments and are supported by award-winning chefs and professionals.
By being part of our team you’ll learn to provide a first-class service to customers in a
variety of different settings.
Learners in this area will work in the professional kitchens learning cooking techniques and preparing food. Courses will start with an introduction to food preparation and cooking as well as restaurant service skills.
You will learn the basics of knife skills and food hygiene and will produce fish, meat, poultry and pasta dishes as well as baking, cake decorating and bread making. Alllearners will all have the chance to take part in work experience.
If you choose to carry on studying you might think about a Foundation Degree in Food Manufacturing Management or work towards a Management Diploma, the possibilities really are endless. Once you have completed higher-level qualifications you have a greater chance of earning higher wages in the industry.
Skegness is recognised as one of the East Coast’s busiest tourist resorts, there are also lots of Hotels, Restaurants, Public Houses and Catering companies all looking for people to work in both the kitchen and front-of-house positions.
17-year-old Lucy studied Level 1 Hospitality & Catering at Lincolnshire Regional College and was awarded as the Hospitality & Catering Student of the Year at the Brilliance Awards 2015.
Lucy said: “I heard from my friends how good the college was and I’ve made friends with lots of the learners and the tutors since I started. The training gives you basic knowledge of the industry. We train in the kitchens at LRC and then learn about the theory side; healthy eating and the different food groups
“I was speechless when they announced I’d won the Student of the Year award at the Brilliance Awards. There were lots of other learners who deserved it too. My family were really proud.”