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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 2

Weeks: 78

Hours:

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Tuition (£): 0.00*
Full Concession: (0 Tuition/Exam Fee) available dependant on eligibility – A Full Concession is not applicable to a full-cost course

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Course Summary

This pathway falls under the banner of the Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship. It entails:

  • Learning a range of skills and gaining knowledge in the food and beverage sector
  • Knowing the range of food and beverage service styles and standards within different types of hospitality operations
  • Understanding the key features of menu items, products and services, and basic food and beverage pairing in line with a menu
  • Ensuring each stage of food and beverage service meets business / brand standard, including, for example, customer arrival, provision of information, promoting menu and other items, taking and processing orders, serving food and drink and taking payments. Food and beverage service must be demonstrated in at least one food service style, such as table service, counter service, room service or conferences and banqueting.

The apprenticeship also includes:

  • Maths and English Functional Skills at Level One 
  • 20% off-the-job training 
  • End-point assessment
   

 

Entry requirements

You need:

  • A good standard of English and maths with GCSEs graded D/4 and above
  • To be working in a food and beverage environment with a contract of at least 30 hours a week

The College can support you with obtaining employment.

Course Content

This pathway falls under the banner of the Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship. It entails:

  • Learning a range of skills and gaining knowledge in the food and beverage sector
  • Knowing the range of food and beverage service styles and standards within different types of hospitality operations
  • Understanding the key features of menu items, products and services, and basic food and beverage pairing in line with the menu
  • Ensuring each stage of food and beverage service meets business / brand standard, including, for example, customer arrival, provision of information, promoting menu and other items, taking and processing orders, serving food and drink and taking payments. Food and beverage service must be demonstrated in at least one food service style, such as table service, counter service, room service or conferences and banqueting.

The apprenticeship also includes:

  • Maths and English Functional Skills at Level One 
  • 20% off-the-job training 
  • End-point assessment

How will I be assessed?

  • Observation 
  • Products of Work 
  • Questioning 
  • Assignments
  • Professional Discussions 

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will need a laptop enabling access to your e-portfolio.

What can I do after this course?

You could progress to a Level Three Hospitality Supervision qualification or advance to a career role such as supervisor. 

 

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

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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