Certificate in Skills for Hospitality and Catering (QCF)
Retail and Commercial Enterprise
What will you be working towards?
||Certificate of Attendance
Designed to give you a taste of the hospitality and catering industry, this Level 1 qualification is the starting point to an exciting career. You will learn basic skills and cooking techniques in preparation for employment in the hospitality and catering sector including apprenticeships or further study.
Units you may study include:
Introduction to the catering and hospitality industry
Health and safety awareness for catering and hospitality
Introduction to kitchen equipment
Introduction to personal workplace skills
Preparing and cooking food by boiling, poaching and steaming
Preparing and cooking food by stewing and braising
Preparing and cooking food by baking, roasting and grilling
Preparing and cooking food by deep and shallow frying
How will it be delivered?
100% Assessment - Coursework
Ideally at least 4 GCSEs or an Entry Level 3 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.
Your next steps...
After completing your course you could progress straight into employment in the hospitality and catering industry including an apprenticeship or onto a level 2 qualification. Studying professional cookery could lead to a career as a chef, catering manager, restaurant manager and many other opportunities. In the future you could event open your own restaurant.