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Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (Entry 3 City & Guilds Certificate) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you enjoy preparing and cooking food and you’d like to explore a career in the catering industry.

You’ll learn about the importance of professional hospitality in the UK and to our own region’s economy. You will develop the skills required to work successfully in the industry, including how to communicate effectively with customers and your team, developing ideas for menus, food and beverage preparation and service.

You can expect real hands-on experience whilst working with like-minded people. You will learn in our industry-standard kitchens and complete a range of assessments to develop your ability in delivering good customer service in a commercial catering environment.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C000223 / Q001304


Introduction to the Hospitality Industry City & Guilds Entry 3 Certificate


1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You’ll need to complete an initial assessment before you start on the course which will involve you taking a skills test and meeting with the tutor.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of assignments, practical work, tests and coursework.


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

Additional information

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.