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Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (Level 1) - Full-time

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Course outline

If you enjoy preparing and cooking food and you'd like a career in the catering industry this course is perfect for you!

You’ll learn everything from developing and creating a menu, to delivering customer service in a front of house role. You’ll research the UK and local hospitality industry and the different roles you’ll be able to take when you start out in the hospitality industry.

You can expect to learn into our commercial-standard kitchens with tutors who have years of experience in the hospitality industry. This is a practical, hands on course that will give you all the skills you need to start your career in this exciting and growing industry.

How to apply for this course

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Pelham Avenue


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  • Course code: C000228


Pelham Avenue


Start: 4th September 2019

  • Course code: C000228

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1 Certificate


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1 (D-G), including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1 (D-G) or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an Initial Assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and Maths at Level 1.

Teaching & assessment

Observation of work carried out in a realistic working environment in both the restaurant and kitchen and a demonstration of underpinning knowledge.


Choose to follow with one of our level 2 programmes in Professional Cookery or Professional Chefs or perhaps onto an Apprenticeship within a restaurant, food court or hotel.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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