Level 2 Food and Beverage Service

Level 2 Food and Beverage Service

In 2017 95% of our students successfully passed their qualification


The hospitality industry is one of the world's fastest-growing, job-creating professions. During this course you will gain a wide range of Catering and Hospitality skills, which are vital for those who wish to pursue a career in the sector.

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Key facts

  • Start date: September
  • Duration: A full-time 1 year course, running over 3 to 4 days per week with the occasional evening and weekend as work experience opportunities.
  • Location: Rural Catering Centre - Melton campus
  • Fees: This course is fully funded for school leavers.
    If you require further information please contact us at courseenquiries@brooksbymelton.ac.uk.

Your future

This course equips learners to progress onto a Level 3 course in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership. Students may also wish to progress onto an apprenticeship or into employment within the hospitality and service sector. Specialist careers advice will be available from our advice and guidance team throughout your course.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at grade D or above or grade 3-9 OR Level 1 Food and Beverage Service and Entry 3 Functional Skills.


This course covers a wide range of skills designed to enhance and develop your ability to work in a professional hospitality environment. You will gain an understanding of legislation, customer service and hospitality skills related to all aspects of the industry.

English and Maths

English and Maths are very important for you during your studies and beyond. The Government has introduced new standards which mean that employers will looking for these skills when you enter the workplace. BMC is committed to ensuring that our students leave us with everything they need to reach their goals and meet the expectations of the industry.

If you are under 19 and narrowly miss the English and/or Maths requirements of your course (by one grade), don’t worry – BMC can offer you a suitable course at another level and you can take GCSE English or Maths alongside it (daytime and evening options available). Learners will not be expected to take both GCSE English and GCSE Maths in the same year.

If you are under 19 and miss the English and/or Maths entry requirements of your course by more than one grade, BMC offers Functional Skills, an effective method to improve literacy and numeracy, for up to two hours per week.

Visit Us

If you like what you’ve seen so far, why not come along to our next Melton Campus Open Event?

This is a fantastic way for you to get a feel for what it’s like to be a student at BMC. You will get to meet our industry-expert teaching staff, tour our fantastic facilities and find out everything you need to know about courses at BMC.

For a list of our upcoming events, click here.

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