Education at Roots

Education and Courses

We aim to provide you with the best education and courses that can be offered in East Lancashire. The Heartwood Centre and Roots Restaurant provides students with professional industry standard equipment, including training kitchens, a bakery and patisserie to make the very most of your time training and learning with us.

New courses include:

These new courses have been designed for learners who are considering careers within the Baking and Patisserie industries. The qualifications on offer suit the growing baking industry and the rise in popularity of television programmes such as ‘The Great British Bake off’. Working closely with Clayton Park Bakery, learners will gain a greater understanding of how the industry works, helping them towards a career.

To see a full list of courses we have please follow the link to our AccRoss College website.


You can also view the Hospitality and Catering Apprenticeships that the College has available by following this link to the vacancies page.

We also have a number of fantastic short courses for you to learn the secrets to the culinary arts which you can find here.

Finally, we have our Chef Academies. These short courses are for children aged 11+ and are run at different times through the year. You can find more information here.