Level 1 in Catering and Hospitality
Full time course
About this course
This course is specifically for those who want to start out in the hospitality industry. You may want to work as a chef, kitchen assistant, waitress or hotel receptionist. This introductory course provides you with a number of essential skills, including food hygiene, preparation and cooking as well as wider customer service skills. Students will be assessed through a variety of practical and written assessments, both of which will enable you to build important employability skills.
What will I study?
Know about safe working practices in the catering industry
Know how to work as a team in hospitality
Know how to prepare food
Know how to cook food
Maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food
Communicate in a business environment
Exploring job opportunities
What will I do next?
This course provides a solid foundation upon which to further develop your skills and knowledge of the catering industry. Students will normally proceed to the L2 course and then specialise in a Level 3 Diploma.
How will I be assessed?
Students will be assessed through practical assessments and assignment work. There are no formal exams
Alongside your catering qualification you will need to take Functional Skills English and Maths, enrichment, work experience and group / 121 tutorials. This study programme is designed to help you secure employment and to develop important employability skills like problem solving, team work and customer service.
You will need two GCSEs at grade 2 in English and maths. A good working knowledge of catering and hospital are also required.