Pendleton Sixth Form College

Hospitality and Catering NVQ Level 3

Pendleton Sixth Form College
In Salford

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Typology NVQ
Location Salford
  • NVQ
  • Salford
Description

Students learn from experienced tutors in the College's Training Restaurant, kitchen and banqueting facilities (please visit the facilities section of our website). With external visits and a work placement element, the student will not spend all of their time in the college environment.

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Government funding available

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Where and when

Location

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Salford (Greater Manchester)
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Dronfield Road, M6 7FR

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On request

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Course programme

HOSPITALITY & CATERING (NVQ Level 3)

Why should I come to Pendleton College?
Students learn from experienced tutors in the College's Training Restaurant, kitchen and banqueting facilities (please visit the facilities section of our website). With external visits and a work placement element, the student will not spend all of their time in the college environment.

What will I study?
The Level 3 supervisory course in catering has two pathways of study. One pathway is food service supervision that is broken down into twelve units covering modules in: Bar Management Function and Special Event Management Customer Care and Managing People The second pathway of study is food preparation and cooking. This qualification is broken down into sixteen units covering modules in: Complex Buffet Work Seafood Complex Meat and Game Competition Work Health and Safety

What will I achieve?
Either pathway of the course is designed to take you into a supervisory role within hospitality, either in the kitchen or front of house environment.
How is the course assessed?
There are no final exams on this course. Students have the opportunity to have their practical skills assessed throughout the year.

What else will I do?
Students will have a work placement during the course that gives both a valuable insight into the world of work as well as providing an opportunity to develop a wider range of culinary and food service skills. In the past year students did work placements at the Lowry, Midland Hotel, Radisson Edwardian, Hilton Hotel and the world famous Rick Stein seafood restaurant in Padstow. You will also have the opportunity to participate in regional and national competitions. In 2008, two of our students were awarded second place in the national Young's Seafood Competition. Students also enjoy a range of trips and visits. Recently students have been to The Good Food Show and to Paris where they visited a range of attractions.


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