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Professional Food and Beverage Service Level 1 Certificate at South Essex College

Course description

This level will suit you if you are interested in working in front of house in a restaurant.

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Entry requirements

  • introduction to the catering and hospitality industry
  • food safety in catering
  • introduction to personal workplace skills
  • dealing with payments and bookings
  • food and beverage service skills
  • bar service skills
  • maths and English


  • demonstrate the ability to work at level one in maths and English in an assessment 
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references 
  • you will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject in the form of a practical test

Financial information

  • practical and knowledge assessments

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

You can search for emplyment as a:

  • catering assistant
  • waiter/waitress
  • bartender
  • barista

Or progress to study a:

  • Level 2 Certificate Professional Food and Beverage Service

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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