Qualification type: BTEC Level 3 subsidiary diploma equivalent to 1 A-level
This course is for students who have a passion for food, cooking, hospitality and catering. You will experience a range of activities centred on preparing, cooking, presenting and serving food. Units will focus on contemporary World food, Asian food and European food as well as presenting and serving food and drinks to guests, customer service and understanding the industry. You will develop your knowledge, skills and understanding through practical tasks. No prior knowledge or skill of hospitality and catering is required. You will build up your cooking skills so they are a lifelong transferable skill that you will be able to use both for your employment and for leisure.
Progression routes: Further and higher education courses. Employment within one of the biggest worldwide employers as a chef, hotel/ restaurant manager, business owner, contract caterer, event manager, lecturer. There are hundreds of opportunities and careers available within this sector.