Entry Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry – September 2020

Start Date: 07 September 2020
Funding information: Free for Eligible 16-18 year olds. Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

An introductory course to the hospitality industry for those looking to learn the basic skills required for working with food and drink. If you are considering a career in hospitality, this will give you practical experience and insight into the world of catering, hospitality and customer service. As part of this course you will be expected to do work experience in the college’s conservatory restaurant.

Course Content

Modules on this course include: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry, Serving Food and Drink, Basic Food Preparation, Basic Cooking, Guest Services in the Hospitality Industry, Preparing the Dining Room for Service, Essential Knife Skills for the Catering Industry, Cleaning and Storage Procedures for Cutlery and Crockery, Introduction to Meal Planning and Preparation, Food Service, Introduction to Healthy Eating, Using Kitchen Equipment, Food Safety in Catering

Entry Requirements

You will be interviewed and must demonstrate an interest in hospitality and catering. No formal qualifications are required.

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio

  • practical assignments


If you successfully complete this course and develop the required skills, you coulds progress onto the Level 1 Certificate in Food Preparation and Cooking course to develop your skills further.


417.00 incl VAT