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Level: 2

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 52

Hours: 3.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

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Tuition (£): 0.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course will focus on the practical aspects of serving food and beverages while giving you a theoretical understanding of the practices taught. The following areas will be covered:

  • Investigating the catering and hospitality industry
  • Health and safety in the catering and hospitality industry, including food safety
  • Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
  • Legislation in the service of food and beverages
  • Menu knowledge and design
  • Principles of beverage product knowledge
  • Handling payments and maintaining the payment point

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are necessary but students must be motivated, able to work as part of a team, passionate about food and committed to studying for at least 13 hours per week. They should be working in a front-of-house environment.

Course Content

  • Principles of customer service in a variety of areas: hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
  • Cocktail and bar service
  • Beverage service
  • Food preparation and cooking
  • Food safety in catering
  • Menu knowledge and design

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through observations and written assessments.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

To be discussed.

What can I do after this course?

You will be able to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service.

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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.

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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