Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
January 15 Weeks 1 Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This course will help to prepare you for work in the vibrant visitor economy of Northumberland and beyond. It focuses specifically on the hospitality industry and will help you develop a variety of skills to work in multiple different settings. It will allow you the chance to learn, develop and practice the skills required for a career in the hospitality industry.

There are no formal entry requirements although a good level of written English would be desirable. Full support will be given, we just ask for lots of enthusiasm and a good attitude to learning!

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will be required to purchase basic uniform and knives. Costs can be helped with dependent on circumstances. Approximately £120.

Teaching and assessment will be a mixture of both theory and practical. Students will have an opportunity to develop and practice their skills in our on-site training restaurant, The Galleries.

The opportunities in Northumberland are vast, From Hadrian's Wall, to Alnwick Gardens, to National Trust Houses and visitor centres, the options for future employment and opportunities could not be better.

Days and times are to be confirmed, please discuss this at interview if you have any restrictions. Evening classes are likely.

Units will be varied depending upon your specific goals however, they are likely to include a range of the following:

Introduction to the hospitality industry
Food service
Customer service
Front office operations
Basic food preparation and cooking
Food safety
Health and safety

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