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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Internal progression could lead onto level 1 Hospitality and Catering Course - progression is subject to completion of E3 course, positive feedback from tutors and progress made towards working, both as a team and independently, in a professional environment.
Jobs could be gained in restaurants/hotels/cafes

What are the entry requirements?

4 GCSE Grades A*-E/9-2 (including Maths and English) or functional skills E2
You will need to have a positive report demonstrating good attendance, behaviour, participation and the ability to progress towards independent and team working

What does this programme involve?

The programme involves practical work in our kitchens and restaurant. Theory will take place in a classroom environment. You will need to have the ability to progress towards independent and team working

You will be taught by a variety of chef and restaurant lecturers who have a wide range of experience of the hospitality and catering industry. They will encourage you with your studies and teach you how to become truly professional in your chosen field. They will also help you to develop key employment skills such as problem solving, communication and time management.

-Entry 3 Certificate Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
-Functional Skills

All students without an A*-C / 9-4 grade in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

You will be assessed by completing written tasks within a workbook which are related to working practices that take place in the kitchens and restaurant. You will be observed throughout the year and will be assessed by the chef lecturers and restaurant lecturers.

What else do I need to know?

We have our own restaurant - East Avenue which is open to the public which has regular theme evenings, and a bar, which is licensed to sell drinks to customers. Students work between a fully equipped pastry kitchen and main kitchen for the preparation and production of food. You will need to purchase a uniform and equipment at an extra cost of approximately 220 before the start of the programme.

Dates for the diary

Our School Leaver open events are held each October, November, March and June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form from our printed prospectus or through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
CKIN Eastleigh College 9/9/2019 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,617.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

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Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Jessica, Hospitality and Catering

Jessica, 19

Jessica, Hospitality and Catering

Jessica studied Hospitality and Catering at college and secured a full-time job as a result of the relationships she built with the College’s network of employers.


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