You will need five GCSEs at Grades A*-C/9-4, including English and maths. You will have achieved Level 2 Professional Cookery or have a minimum of 2 years experience in a commercial kitchen environment. You should also be employed in an appropriate setting within the industry for a minimum of 10 hours per week. Your employer should be able to offer you supervisory responsibility alongside your college training.
You will need to attend a course suitability day as part of the interview process.