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Worklink - Hospitality

This course provides an introduction to the catering and hospitality industry. It aims to give a basic training in food preparation and cooking

Course Overview

The course has been designed to enable you to learn a range of catering skills, both practical and theoretical. You will gain City & Guilds NVQ Level 1 qualification in Hospitality Services

The course can last up to three years and you will attend class one day per week. There is a combination of classroom teaching and practical work placements

Modules you will study may include:

Core Units:

  • Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment

  • Work effectively as part of a hospitality team

  • Maintain food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food

Optional Units:

  • Prepare vegetables

  • Cook vegetables

  • Prepare and cook fish

  • Prepare and cook meat and poultry

  • Package food for delivery

  • Prepare and finish simple salad and fruit dishes

  • Prepare hot and cold sandwiches

  • Prepare and cook pasta

  • Prepare and cook rice

  • Prepare and cook eggs

  • Prepare and cook pulses

  • Prepare and cook vegetable protein

  • Prepare and cook simple bread and dough products

  • Prepare and cook grain

You will gain additional City and Guilds qualifications in Employability and Personal and Social Skills.

You will also be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT.

Entry Requirements

This course is designed for individuals with mild learning needs and no formal entry requirements are required. However you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in working in the Hospitality industry.

Where will it take me?
This course can lead directly into a career in the catering and hospitality industry.
How will it make me more employable?
  You will ‘Get the Edge’ by: 

Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
• Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
• Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
• Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

 This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.

Students will develop their practical skills and menu knowledge in a realistic working environment.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?

You will be assessed throughout the course with a combination of practical assessments in the Realistic Working Environment of the college kitchen as well as a series of online multiple choice questions relating to the units undertaken.

Assessment is on-going and will be carried out in the College On successful completion of the course.
City & Guilds
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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