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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 2

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This qualification will appeal to a young person working within a hospitality role and will give them the skills to supervise and manage others. The qualification enables them to further their careers in a vibrant and exciting sector which offers many opportunities in hotels, restaurants, leisure centres, pubs, cruise ships and instore catering, to name but a few.

Students will also develop their skills in maths and English to support their main programme of study, help their future progression and enhance their life skills.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of GCSEs at grades A-C in English and Maths.

You must have opportunities for working in a supervisory capacity within your workplace: several of the units require you to evaluate your performance when supervising staff and for them to evaluate your performance.

Course Content

Your framework will include the Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery, Certificate in Hospitality and Catering – Professional Cookery, a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 1. You will develop your maths and English skills to support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on the job where you will be given a dedicated mentor to support and guide you through your qualification.

Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

This will be discussed when you enrol.

What can I do after this course?

This qualification will enable you to progress your career in the hospitality industry or to advance to degree level studies.

 

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Jordan Green

Jordan Green

Compliments to the award-winning chef

Apprentice Jordan Green scooped the Young Chef of the Year title in the Derby Food and Drink Awards – an accolade which he hopes will fast track his career ambitions.

Jordan was among a group of full-time Catering and Hospitality learners who progressed to an apprenticeship with the College’s Engine Shed restaurant and training kitchens at the Roundhouse campus.

His apprenticeship opened doors to many opportunities – including a work placement with Derby’s award-winning Restaurant Zest. He also took part in a European work experience programme in Denmark, spending five weeks at the Danish Meat Trade College in Roskilde alongside learners from Estonia, Italy and Finland.

I really want to be working in fine dining and to learn from the best in the industry. Hopefully winning this award will help me at the start of my career.
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