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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This course develops your skills in working front-of-house within a hospitality environment, working at both the Derbyshire County Cricket Club and at our Roundhouse restaurant.  You will be part of our Derbyshire County Cricket Club Hospitality Academy, working in exciting surroundings and building up a wide variety of skills and experience.

Entry requirements

You will need GCSE qualifications at grade D (grade 3) or above in English and Maths. Applications from mature learners with relevant work experience are also welcomed.

It is essential that you show a commitment to maintaining high standards of attendance.

Course Content

You will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Food safety
  • Developing skills for employment
  • Legislation in food and beverage service
  • Food and beverage service skills such as: serving food at the table, serving alcoholic and soft drinks, and preparing and serving hot drinks using specialist equipment

You will also develop your maths and English skills, which will support your main programme of study and help your future progression.  In addition, the course features work experience and tutorials.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will cover a variety of methods including assignments, tests and practical tasks.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There will be an additional cost for uniforms.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study
 

You can progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship or a Level 3 Supervisory course in Food and Beverage.

Careers
 

You can pursue a career in a wide variety of front-of-house jobs.

 

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Jack Bowler

Jack Bowler

Foundation degree puts more choices on menu for catering student Jack

Derby College catering student Jack Bowler has extended his menu of career choices by taking a foundation degree in international hospitality management.Jack, who already holds level 2 and 3 qualifications in catering and hospitality via the college is now learning the management and front of house aspects of the hospitality industry as well as the catering side.During his level 3 course Jack also gained confidence-building experience through working at the college's Engine Shed fine dining restaurant at the Roundhouse.Jack, who was inspired to cook from a young age by his mum and gran, now plans to progress to level 5 and gain his BA Honours degree. He is currently working in the kitchens at Calke Abbey at weekends and will be taking on more shifts when he completes his foundation degree. Ultimately he hopes to find a job in his chosen field through educational work experience.

He said: "I love cooking but it's been interesting learning new things and finding out about the management aspects too. I enjoy being front of house as I've always liked interacting with customers.

"Derby College has such great facilities, including the new Fujitsu and Intel Innovation Hub which recently opened at the Roundhouse. The hub's got fantastic top of the range technology and quiet study areas."


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