Into Catering





Awarding Body




About the course

Do you want to find full time paid work in catering, but need some extra support to get there? Into Catering will help you gain skills that will prepare you for a paid job.

Into Catering is a Supported Internship run by Bristol City Council, Sixteen Co-Operative Ltd and City of Bristol College working in partnership.

Entry Requirements

Before joining Into Catering you will need to come to an informal interview, have a discussion to make sure this is the right choice for you, and complete a taster day. You will also need to have an Education Health & Care Plan (EHCP). We can support you to apply for an assessment for an EHCP when you enquire about Into Catering.

What will I do on this course?

You will work 5 days a week during college terms. The hours may vary a bit depending on where you are working, but generally 9:00-16:00. You will be based at Bristol Meals Service in Barton Hill, and do two or three different catering placements at different locations during the year. A dedicated tutor and job coach will support you.

You will also do classroom work, to learn about your rights and responsibilities at work, to help you work safely and follow food hygiene rules, to practise jobsearch skills and to learn what makes a good worker.

Who is it for?

Into Catering is for young people aged 16-24 who have had additional support at school/college because of a learning disability and/or autism, and have an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) saying what outcomes they are working towards and what support they will need to achieve their goals.

How to apply

To find out more contact:

Into Catering 0117 903 1500/1502, or Tutor 07974 750 105                                              

or email

How Is this course assessed?

Each week you will agree targets to work on with your tutor and job coach, to help you learn the skills you need for your placement. You will be informally assessed throughout the year in your placements and through your class work. You will get a college certificate and a vocational profile at the end of the course.

What could I do next?

At the end of the year you will receive intensive support from a job coach to apply for full time paid work.


You will need an interview for this course.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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