BTEC Hospitality and Catering at Hasmonean High School
This exciting vocational course is aimed at students who have an interest in food and cooking and who wish to pursue a career in the hospitality industry. This course has a strong practical element which allows students to develop their cookery skills in the preparation, cooking and finishing of a wide range of products, for example, fresh pasta dishes and complex desserts. The students will have the opportunity to build links with industry and will be encouraged to attend a work experience placement to further enhance the vocational nature of this qualification.
- A desire to work in the hospitality industry
- A respect for hygiene and safety when working with food
- A passion for cookery
The BTEC uses a variety of assessment methods. There are 3 core units which require students to study:
- Development of Working Relationships in Hospitality
- Health, Safety and Security in the Hospitality Working Environment
- Food Safety in Catering
There are an additional 6 units of study which assess students’ practical skills with a range of food products. Each unit will be assessed with a combination of a multiple choice test (completed online) and a portfolio of evidence of skills learnt and developed. There are a total of 6 tests over the 2 years, with a duration of 45 – 75 minutes.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hasmonean High School directly.