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Hospitality Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma at West Somerset College

Course description

Course content:
The course will cover kitchen, restaurant and reception skills in both a theoretical and practical way, preparing students for a wide range of careers and undergraduate level courses. As part of the theoretical element you will study: Menu Composition, Restaurant Management, Finance and Business, Food Service Organisation, Business Enterprise and e-business. The practical element includes units of work such as European Food, Advanced Desserts and Petit Fours, Alcoholic Beverages, Food and Drinks Service and Planning and Managing an Event.

Assessment:
100% Coursework which includes written assignments and practical observations.

Future prospects:
Hospitality professions include: Hotel Manager, Receptionist, Food and Beverage Manager, Cruise Coordinator, Events Manager, or Wedding Planner. Catering professions include: Head Chef, Sous Chef, Chef de Partie, Restaurant Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Head Waiter or Sommelier.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade A*-C, including English and Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Somerset College directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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