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Catering: Hospitality Level 3 at Suffolk New College

Course description

You will supervise and lead a team of staff in our restaurant - Shelley’s for Events, catering for 100 guests for a full sit down dinner. The completion of this course will lead you to become a great member of any front of house team, or higher education.

GCSE or Functional Skills in English and/or Maths

Course content

This is an exciting follow-on having developed practical skills at level 2 in the hospitality industry or for those who have an interest in training in supervisory skills in leading a restaurant team. You will develop a range of management techniques to enable you to follow a career as a supervisor within the hospitality industry and build experience through training in our fantastic Shelley’s restaurant facilities. Assessment will be by a variety of methods including building a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your skills. This could lead to employment as a team leader or junior manager in front of house. This study programme is for you if you want to develop your skills to be able to supervise and lead a team to run a successful restaurant or function service.

Entry requirements

A relevant level 2 vocational qualification or current valid industry experience, plus GCSE grade D or grade 3, or above in English/Maths

Financial information

Tuition Costs 

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2017. For all students aged 19+ please visit our website Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.

Additional Costs

Approximately £65 for uniform/kit and £30 for trips/materials

Future opportunities

Students can progress into employment in the Hospitality sector; in restaurants, hotels and fine dining, and opportunities arise for travel, e.g. gap year before going onto higher education. Students have followed a route into Event Management with Part time study at University.  

Further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Suffolk New College directly.

Last updated date: 24 July 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: HCS13F0
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