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Professional Food and Beverage Service Level 2 Certificate at South Essex College

Course description

This is ideal if you have already achieved the level 1 qualification and wish to progress or if you are currently in employment and wish to further your knowledge and education.

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Entry requirements

  • menu knowledge and design
  • principles of beverage product knowledge
  • service of hot beverages
  • food and beverage service skills
  • handling payments and maintaining the payment point
  • principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
  • developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry
  • maths and English


  • Professional Food and Beverage Service Level 1 Certicate or equivalent and maths and English at level one
  • 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 seek employment as a:

  • catering/restaurant manager
  • sommelier/wine waiter
  • waiter/waitress

If you'd like to advance into a management role, you may wish to progress onto an additional qualification:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Supervision of Food & Beverage Services

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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