Food and Beverage Service

NVQ Diploma , Level 2
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Did you know!

  • There are 41,219 jobs in Leeds City Region’s hospitality and catering sector. (EMSI, 2019)
  • English and maths will be built into the course if your grades are below 4.

Course Information

Introduction

This qualification provides the required skills and knowledge for working in the hospitality and catering industry. It is designed to meet the needs of learners who work or wish to work in the industry, with a focus on serving food and beverages.

Overview

Go above and beyond for your customers with this catering and hospitality
programme. The course will teach you the skills required to pursue a front of
house career in the food and drink industry. We will prepare you for your next
steps through regular work experience opportunities in hotels, restaurants and
bars – as well as working at major events.


Assessment types:


Students will be assessed by: Observation of tasks in a realistic working
environment Knowledge-based questions Portfolio

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for 16 and 17 year olds looking to take their next steps towards a career in food and beverage. It combines academic study with practical skills and learners will study in industry-standard facilities, while taking advantage of industry links to prepare for progression.

Course units/modules

  • Maintaining a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
  • Working effectively as part of a hospitality team
  • Giving customers a positive impression of self and organisation
  • Maintaining food safety when storing, holding and serving
  • Serving food at the table
  • Providing a silver service
  • Serving alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Preparing and serving cocktails
  • Preparing and serving hot drinks using specialist equipment

Benefits and skills

  • Develop customer service, food and beverage skills
  • Improve barista and beverage service skills
  • Increase alcoholic beverage, menu and product knowledge
  • Maintain health, safety and food hygiene practices

Entry requirements

Applicants will ideally hold a minimum of two GCSEs at grade 3 or above. They will also need to show determination, passion and a drive to work in food and drink, along with a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service.

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

  • Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality, Supervision and Leadership
  • Apprenticeship
  • Relevant employment

Course details

Duration: 1 year
Start Date: 09/09/2024
Fees (16-18): No fee
Study Type: Full time
Course Code: 76639-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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