- Vocational qualification Level 3
Frequent Asked Questions
· What are the objectives of this course?
The course will give you the skills and knowledge of the hospitality industry to enable you to work in such places as hotels, restaurants, public houses with food and the leisure industry.
· Who is it intended for?
The course is for people who have recently leaflet school and who are wanting to work in the hospitality and catering industry.
5 GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4) including English or Maths
Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Hospitality.
· What marks this course apart?
You'll be studying a selection of units relating to the business of hospitality supervision. Some will be mandatory and others are optional relating to cookery/bakery, food service and wine/spirits service.
· What happens after requesting information?
The appropriate Course Information leaflet and application form will be sent out shortly.
What could be improved Nothing bad.
Would you recommend this course? Yes.
What you'll learn on the course
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What you will study
You'll study a selection of the following units relating to the business of hospitality supervision. Some will be mandatory and others are optional relating to cookery/bakery, food service and wine/spirits service. You'll also explore units like Hospitality sales and marketing and events management.
The programme contains many different and varied units and will be made up from a selection of these units. Ten units from the list will form the diploma.
* hospitality business operations
* work related project
* food service organisation
* principles of healthy eating
* health, safety and security
* kitchen organisation and food safety
* hospitality events
* hospitality industry
* European cuisine
* human resources
* food service operations
* Asian cuisine
* front of house operations
* contemporary cuisine
* team leadership and supervision
* customer care
The course is designed to give you an insight into professional cookery, food/silver service, wine and drinks service. You'll also explore the hospitality industry, looking at the supervisory and managerial aspects and see how the industry is evolving and adapting to meet current demands.
Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grades A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend extra sessions. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You'll receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.
Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They'll also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at grades A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.