Hospitality & Catering

Level 1/ 2 Award in Hospitality and Catering

The Course

The Level 1/ 2 Award in Hospitality and Catering is an exciting new course that provides a more practical alternative to GCSEs. This qualification is designed for learners with an interest in the Hospitality and Catering industry. It will provide learners with experience of many different sectors although the main focus will be the preparation and presentation of food and customer service within the hospitality industry.

Course Structure.

The course is structured into 2 units:

Unit 1: The Hospitality and Catering Industry (externally assessed examination - 90 mins)

Unit 2: Hospitality and Catering in Action (internally assessed coursework)

Both units will be delivered within ‘real world’ scenarios providing the pupils with experiences that prepare them fully for the assessments and for further study after their GCSE qualifications. The course will be very practical in nature and pupils can expect to be regularly undertaking catering based practical tasks in the Food Technology rooms.

You will leave school with a portfolio of practical items to take to interviews along with the relevant qualifications and have the confidence to talk about your experiences with future employers or further education colleges.

Course content

Over the course of the two years you will learn about and develop skills in:

Hospitality and catering industry: focuses on learning about different types of providers, legislation, food safety and the roles and responsibilities within the sector and Hospitality and Catering in action:

Other Information

Learners will be expected to supply their own basic equipment, pens, pencils etc. and will need to purchase a chefs jacket prior to starting this course to protect them from the practical tasks they will be carrying out.