This is a full time study programme. You will complete approximately 10 units, which is assessed through observation and Theory questions. You will learn about all aspects of Food and Beverage service through a variety of teaching methods which will aim to meet the needs of each individual and accommodate different learning styles for example, case studies, assessments, group work, practical work, projects, extended writing and interactive activities.
Throughout the course you will study 10 units in total. These include:
Maintain a safe hygienic and secure working environment, give customers a positive impression of self and your organisation, work effectively as part of a hospitality team, maintain food safety when storing, holding and serving food, serve food at the table, provide a silver service, serve alcoholic and soft drinks, prepare and serve wines, prepare and serve dispensed and instant hot drinks, prepare and serve hot drinks using specialist equipment.
You will work in the college restaurant, serving customers in a realistic working environment, there will be trips to different hospitality outlets as well as work experience to Chester Races and 2 weeks work experience in an actual working restaurant within the Manchester region.
If you are interested in customer service and serving customers to the best possible level this is the course for you, you will gain many skills through working with the team in the restaurant and through the work experience you gain.
There will be opportunities to enter into competitions, both local and national.
There will be the opportunities to gain employment to work around and compliment your studies.
Level 1 (Foundation)
- 3 GCSEs grade 1 or above.
- Relevant work experience in the same environment for at least two years.
You will be interviewed for this course, should be enthusiastic about working in the hospitality industry and able to participate in work experience.
● You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods including discussions, Observation, evidence, presentations, extended written work and practical assessments whilst working in the college restaurant.
● There is continuous assessment throughout.
● A mandatory part of your course is 36 hours of external work placement.
On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:
Example (& must include Apprenticeship if appropriate)
● On completion of the first year you will progress onto year 3 Hospitality Supervision which is equivalent to 2 A levels. This will enable you to enter University at undergraduate level.
● Employment within the Hospitality sector, for example as a Bar person, Waiter, Host
● An Apprenticeship at Level 3.