Catering & Hospitality / Bakery

We offer state-of-the-art kitchen facilities at the College’s award-winning Wheel Restaurant.

Our industry expert tutors will prepare you for a career in catering as well as developing the craft of bakery, patisserie and confectionery.

Gain hands-on experience and understand the fundamental aspects of maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment, while developing and understanding the principles and practice of knife skills, menu planning, food safety, preparing foods such as stocks, soups, sauces, meat, fish, shellfish and desserts.

Advanced skills include sugar, chocolate and pastry work.

We are looking forward to you joining us in September when you start your journey towards creating an outstanding future.

If you have any queries about your application or starting College, email us on Year11applicants@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or call our friendly Admissions team on 01942 761111.


Step 1: Welcome to the Department
Step 2: Sampling Activities
Step 3: Career Zone
Step 4: Virtual Open Evening
Step 5: Virtual Tour
Step 6: Apply to Wigan & Leigh College
Step 7: Interview for College
Step 8: Transition Activities
Step 9: New Student Day
Step 10: Important Information for your Course
Step 11: Enrolment