Ashesh studies Hospitality and Catering and has recently competed in the national culinary WorldSkills competition.READ FULL STORY…
Following successful completion of this programme, students may progress onto Higher Education or study at Degree Level with the required UCAS Points. Some students continue with professional Apprenticeship.
For students wishing to go straight into employment, this programme will provide you with an excellent knowledge base for a wide range of management and supervisory careers. This programme combines theory and practical knowledge, whilst giving you excellent front of house, customer service industry experience.
Employment may be found in a wide range of hospitality and catering environments such as hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, conference centres etc. This will give you an excellent step to the supervisory/management ladder in any organisation. Students have recently gained employment from large companies such as Holiday Inn, McDonalds Hotel Group, Hilton Hotels, Michelin Star Restaurant, Airport Catering, Army Barracks Catering.
You should have particular knowledge and interest in the hospitality industry, concentrating on food and beverage service, having gained industry experience or a Level 2 catering qualification (or equivalent).
The programme will provide you with an opportunity to enter a career in food and beverage service within the hospitality industry and has strong links to careers in leisure, travel and tourism. If you enjoy meeting new people and working within an exciting fast-moving environment and ever-growing industry then this programme is for you.
Your programme will involve practical work in East Avenue Restaurant and our three kitchens. Theory will take place in a classroom environment. You will work in groups for practical, but you may be required to complete some assessed coursework either individually or working in pairs. The programme also includes a compulsory two week work placement. As part of the programme you will be completing a range of coursework and practical tasks as well as short answer papers. You will also be learning off-site, by visiting establishments in the industry as well as guest speakers coming into the college.
You will complete:
-VTCT Level 3 Diploma in food and beverage service supervision
You will complete the following units as part of your one year programme:
Core mandatory units:
-Principles of supervising food and beverage services
-Principles of food safety supervision for catering
-Principles of promoting food and beverage services and products
-Principles of supervising customer service performance in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
-Supervise food and beverage service
-Legislation in food and beverage service
-Prepare and serve wines
-Prepare and serve cocktails
-Supervise hospitality events
-Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
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.
All units are internally assessed. Methods of assessment include:
-Short answer papers
-Reflections on own practice in real work situations
-Food and beverage service assessments during service
-Reference of knowledge from direct observation of practice
Site visits will take place over the length of the programme, and guest speakers from industry often come to the classes.
You will need to have appropriate clothing and footwear for your work in our training restaurant and compulsory work placements.
You will be required to travel to work placements.
If you are aged 16-18 the programme is fully funded. If you are aged 19+, fees may apply.
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.
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*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.
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Eastleigh College Hospitality and Catering students recently enjoyed an action-packed industry week, which highlighted the variety of jobs in the industry, while developing the skills they have learned even further.
Our catering students recently supported professional chefs at Dingley Dell’s BBQ competition, returning to College with yet another award to add to the collection!
In a sector which is disproportionately led by males, Chief Executive and Principal of Eastleigh College, Dr Jan Edrich, recently chaired the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Annual Conference, speaking of her own journey to senior leadership, and to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.