Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1 | Ashington Campus | HOT0001F |Northumberland College
Hospitality and catering

Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Level 1

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
n/a
Course Code:
HOT0001F
Awarding Body:
Qualification:

City and Guilds NVQ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (QCF) Level 1

Start Date:
Flexible/Various

Who is the course for?

The courses is designed for anyone who is interested in a career in catering, but do not yet know which particular area they wish to pursue, or who feel they need extra support in a particular area of the Hospitality Industry.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You should have two GCSE at Grade F or above and an interest in hospitality and catering. Mature students with no formal qualifications are welcomed.

What will I study on the course?

You will prepare and cook food within the production, training and pastry kitchens. Ideal if you work or want to work in the food and beverage, food preparation or cooking areas of the hospitality industry. You will be expected to take part in coffee, lunch and evening dinner services.

The course runs for 1 Year.

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations and written assignments.

You also have the opportunity to complement your studies with other qualifications that will help you gain employment, including functional skills

City and Guilds NVQ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (QCF) Level 1

After completing the course you could get a job as a kitchen assistant, assistant cook or commis chef, food service person or complete further training in college towards an NVQ Level 2.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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