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

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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 region’s economy, 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 and pastry rooms 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.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date


Pelham Avenue


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  • Course code: C000223


Pelham Avenue


Start: 4th September 2019

  • Course code: C000223

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Entry Level 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 complete an interview 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 on our Professional Chefs programme or into 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, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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