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Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking and Food and Beverage Service Level 1


Type: Full Time

Subject: Hospitality and Catering

Level: 1

Start Date: 01 September 2020

Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information

Course Length

1 Year


Level 1

Who is it for

Whether you have always pictured yourself working at the biggest events, dreamed of a career within some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world or simply want to learn how to create amazing culinary dishes, then a qualification in hospitality and catering could be for you!

There are a huge variety of careers within hospitality and catering and this qualification is a great first step into the industry.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.

What will I need

2 GCSEs at grade 1/G or above and the ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject.

What is covered

Focusing on the introduction to basic cooking skills, understanding the hospitality and catering industry, health and safety, food safety, preparation and cooking of food within our realistic working environments.

You will also cover the service of food and beverages. You will be assessed through observation and test papers.

What can this course lead to

After successfully completing this course you may be able to progress onto Level 2 Hospitality Services or an apprenticeship if suitable employment is found.

Are there any additional costs

You will need to purchase a uniform (approximately £270). Information on this will be provided at interview.

Other details

All study resources are available on the college module to support with assignments and practical assessments.

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