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Following successful completion of Level 3 Hospitality, students may progress onto Higher Education or study at degree level with the required UCAS points. Some students continue with a 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 some excellent 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 restaurants, airport catering and Army barracks catering.
You need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4, including Maths and English or a Merit/Distinction Level in a relevant BTEC First Diploma as well as GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 in English and Maths.
Students should also have a good attendance and attainment report from a previous school /college and should have successfully completed a college interview demonstrating commitment to study.
Successful completion of Year One of a Level 3 programme is a pre-requisite to entry onto Year Two.
The programme will provide you with an opportunity to enter a career in food and beverage, accommodation, reception, hospitality and catering 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 our kitchens and restaurant. 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 each year. As part of the programme, you will complete a range of coursework and practical tasks. You will also learn off-site, by visiting establishments in the industry and completing an off-site assessment.
You will learn both kitchen and restaurant skills through practical application when you prepare and cook a range of foods in our kitchens and serve in our restaurant.
You will complete during the two year programme:
-BTEC Extended National Diploma in Hospitality and Catering
-Food Hygiene Certificate
-Work Placement - Two week placement per year
Below are some of the units you will be studying as part of your programme over two years:
-Principles of supervising customers
-Principles of food safety
-Supervision for catering
-Food and drink service
-Marketing for hospitality
-Personal selling and promotional skills
-Accommodation operations in hospitality
-Contemporary world food
You will be continually assessed through coursework and completion of work related projects. You can achieve Pass, Merit or Distinction for any of the units that you will be completing as part of your qualification.
Your coursework will also contain practical elements for the following units: alcoholic beverage service, food and drink service, supervisory skills in hospitality, Event Management, world food, European food and Asian food.
The programme is assignment based with a practical and applied focus to learning. The programme will include two weeks work experience per year which is considered essential.
Successful completion of Year One will automatically achieve the 90 Credit Diploma qualification.
Your induction programme will require all students to complete their Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering.
You will need to purchase a uniform for practical areas at an extra cost of approximately 205 before the start of your programme.
If you are aged 16-18 the programme is fully funded. If you are aged 19+, fees may apply.
Site visits will take place over the length of the programme, and guest speakers from industry often come to the classes.
70 hours work experience in the industry will be included in the programme over two years.
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.
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 email@example.com.
*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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