Catering and Hospitality (Beverley)

About This Course

Catering & Hospitality isn’t just about cooking, it is also about many different roles within the hospitality sector including front-of-house opportunities. Our catering courses will give you the practical and technical skills you’ll need to succeed in this exciting industry, where you’ll learn to give first-class service to customers in a variety of training facilities, including our industry standard kitchens and in-house restaurant, Elwell's.

Study at Level:

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3

What You Will Learn

At Level 1, you will study:
• Food safety in catering
• Introduction to employability in the catering and hospitality industry
• Health and safety awareness for catering and hospitality
• Introduction to healthier foods and special diets
• Introduction to kitchen equipment
• Introduction in preparing and cooking dishes using a range of ingredients, preparation techniques and cooking methods such as boiling, poaching, roasting, grilling and steaming.

At Level 2, you will study:
• Food safety in catering
• Developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry
• Health and safety in catering and hospitality
• Healthier foods and special diets
• Catering operations, costs and menu planning
• Basic skills and techniques in producing meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, pasta, rice and vegetarian dishes
• Basic skills and techniques in pastry, dessert items.

 At Level 3, you will study:
• Food product development
• Supervisory skills in the hospitality industry
• Exploring gastronomy and the food cultures from a chosen country
• Advanced skills and techniques in producing complex, meat, poultry, game, offal, fish, shellfish, pasta and  vegetarian dishes
• Advanced skills and techniques in producing pastry, dessert and confectionery items.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 – You will require GCSEs grade 1/2 or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level.
Level 2 – You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade 3 with a Grade 4 or above in Maths and/or English, or a Level 1 in a related subject.
Level 3 – You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above including Maths and English, and a relevant Level 2 qualification.

 

Work Experience

You’ll gain hands on experience not only on site but in local catering and hospitality placements available to students. You will train in cooking techniques and food preparation including fish, meat, poultry and pasta dishes, baking, patisserie and cake decorating as well as front-of-house hosting, restaurant skills and customer service.

Trips, Visits & Guest Speakers

We will enrich your experience on the course with a variety of visits, trips and guest speakers from industry to give you a realistic view of working in the sector. New for 24-25 is the addition of a Barista qualification to enhance your employability.

What Next?

If your attendance, punctuality and behaviour is good, you can progress to the next level of your study.

Once you’ve completed a Level 3 qualification, you could progress into employment or further your studies with a degree-level qualification.

Employment options include:
Catering assistant / Supervisor / Manager
Waiting / Bar staff
Barista
Sous Chef / Chef / Head chef
Restaurant Manager
Kitchen Porter

HE options include:
Hotel Management
Events Management
International Hospitality Management

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
TEF 2023
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
TEF 2023
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
TEF 2023
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
TEF 2023
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
TEF 2023
Link takes you to our Instagram page
Apply Now Course Listings
Link takes you to our Instagram page