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Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service and an Introduction to Event Planning

This course enhances your food and beverage skills whilst providing an introduction to event planning. You will also develop crucial supervisory and leadership skills within the hospitality industry.

You will be supervising cellar and drink storage, supervising cash handling and developing those all important skills in first class facilities that mirror real work environments.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Principles of food safety supervision for catering
  • Principles of supervising food and beverage services
  • Principles of promoting food and beverage services and products
  • Principles of supervising customer service performance in hospitality, leisure and travel and tourism
  • Legislation in food and beverage service
  • Supervising food and beverage service
  • Carve, fillet, joint and serve food in a food service area
  • Preparing and serving alcoholic and cold non-alcoholic beverages
  • Preparing and serving cocktails
  • Preparing and serving wines
  • Preparing, cooking and serving food in a food service area
  • Providing advice to customers on food and beverage matching
  • Supervising hospitality events
  • Legal and social responsibilities of a personal licence holder

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by assignments and observations whilst undertaking a full range of supervisory and food and beverage tasks and short written tests.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have five GCSEs at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above, including English or maths.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Successful completion of this course will provide an excellent foundation for a career in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries. Furthermore, we will support all students to gain employment in the catering and hospitality industry.

Previous students have secured employment in a range of hospitality businesses including exclusive hotels and restaurants, fast food provision, pub and clubs, industrial and hospital catering, event management, cruise ships and airline hospitality.

Ref: Barbara Walker