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Introduction to Hospitality and Catering (Entry Level 3) - Full-time

Course outline

If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and enjoy preparing and cooking food and you’d like to explore a career in the catering industry in a supportive environment, then this course could be perfect for you.

You’ll learn about the importance of professional hospitality and the skills required to work successfully in the industry including how to communicate effectively with customers, developing ideas for menus and food and beverage preparation and service.

You can expect real hands-on experience whilst working with like-minded people. You’ll learn in industry-standard kitchens providing meals for paying customers and you’ll complete a range of assessments to develop your ability to deliver good customer service in a business commercial environment.

In addition, you will study English and maths and develop confidence to enhance your personal, social, and employability skills.

How to apply for this course

It's not too late to start this course this academic year or you can apply to start in the 2021/22 academic year.

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Church Street
Stapleford
Nottingham
NG9 8GA

It's not too late to start this course now.

Course code: C022998 / Q022999

Church Street
Stapleford
Nottingham
NG9 8GA

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C022998 / Q022999

Qualification

AIM Awards Entry 3 Certificate in Skills for Working in Catering and Hospitality Industries

Duration

1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You will have achieved minimum Entry 2 and be working towards Entry 3/Level 1 for both maths and English. We will invite you to sit an Initial Assessment and will be looking for a result to reflect this.

If your Initial Assessment results are lower than this, you may be suited to a different course, but don't worry as after your Initial Assessment, we'll always clearly explain all your options.

Assessment

You will carry out work to achieve competence in each component of the course. You will be supported to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your skills and achievements in each area of the programme.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at Level 1 or our Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1 Diploma at Nottingham College. You could also develop your experience and skills further with employment as a catering assistant or kitchen assistant.

Additional information

The programme is fully supported and run in small groups. It endeavours to provide a positive and rewarding experience for each learner.

You can read more about how we support our learners here.

As the year progresses you will be taken out of College on visits and activities which may incur a very small cost.

We also run various social clubs that you can join to increase your confidence and enhance your independent living skills outside of normal college times.

All students will have a recognised difficulty and/or disability supported by an EHCP issued by local authority.

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

Duncan Jones And Mum Linda

Duncan loves College and he's come on in leaps and bounds this year. I can't praise Dee Edwards at Nottingham College enough for all she's done for Duncan, and the support and communication which I need and appreciate.

Linda Duncan's mum

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