What do I learn?
Over the one year of the programme you learn the theory of food and drink delivery and gain the practical skills and experience necessary to progress in this sector or related areas.
The elements of the course are:
• Level 2 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service
• Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality and Catering Principles
• Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
• Functional Skills in Communication Level 1
• Application of Number Level 1
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
You spend one day in college participating in classroom and practical-based sessions. The other four days are spent working in the workplace putting what you have learned into practice.
All aspects of training will be carried out in college. These will be taught in the classroom and practical sessions in the college restaurant. You will then take the skills you have learnt at college out to the workplace and will be expected to bring in work based evidence and build a portfolio with the evidence you have collected in the workplace. An assessor will visit your work place to observe your working practices. All key skills will be delivered at college within your day release.
What do I gain?
You will build the basic knowledge required to carry out many kitchen service tasks. It will give you an insight into the profession and valuable insight into future careers open to you.
What do I need?
There are no entry requirements for this course. You will be called in to complete an initial assessment and then an interview with a member of staff who will be delivering the course.
What do I gain?
On successful completion of the course you can progress to higher level apprenticeship courses in catering.