Skills for Hospitality and Catering Diploma Entry Level 3 Diploma
Type: Full Time
Subject: Hospitality and Catering
Start Date: 11 September 2023
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Entry Level 3
Who is it for
This course is aimed at people interested in a career in the hospitality and catering
sector who intend, but are not yet ready, to access level 1 qualifications. In essence
this qualification is aimed at learners who are from a background that have needed
additional support for their studies. This includes those with learning difficulties
and/or disabilities, who wish to work in the hospitality and catering sector but need a
grounding in the subject and an opportunity to develop more general workplace skills, usually over a one year period, before applying for work.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
Good prior commitments and attendance at school or college and a keenness to study and achieve.
What is covered
The course is structured to guide the learners with their own needs to develop their own working to a more independent way:
• Lateral Thinking
• Planning of Tasks
• Knife Skills
• Basic cookery techniques
• Teamwork and working with others
• Introduction to working in Industrial kitchens plus development of maths and
English alongside current and relevant legislation
During the transition with the Entry Level 3 Award we will be providing learners with an introduction to industry, where they will learn a range of hospitality skills across the realistic working kitchens. Alongside this they will be gaining theory knowledge which will support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in hospitality and catering or other related subjects.
What can this course lead to
This qualification could lead to an entry–level role in hospitality and catering such as porter, housekeeping assistant, kitchen assistant. Learners could progress to a Level 1 in Hospitality and Catering.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to purchase a uniform (approximately £210). Information on this will
be provided at your interview.