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Level: 1

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 4

Hours: 4.50

Start: 04/11/2019

Days / Times: Tuesday 14:00 to 18:30 OR Tuesday 14:00 to 18:30 OR Tuesday 14:00 to 18:30

Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This is a generic qualification which is designed to build your confidence and self-esteem. It encourages the development of values, personal attributes and interpersonal skills that contribute to successful employment.

Successful students are empowered to apply for, secure and sustain meaningful employment.

Entry requirements

You simply need a passion to succeed.

Course Content

A variety of modules will be undertaken:

  • Understanding how to be successful
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Employment skills
  • Internet safety for IT users
  • Customer service

How will I be assessed?

These modules are delivered via e-Learning and e-Assessment.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

N/A

What can I do after this course?

You could consider a wide variety of additional short courses.

 

 

 

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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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