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BTEC Hospitality Level 3 Extended Diploma at Lymm High Voluntary Controlled School

Course description

During the 2 year course, students will learn how to plan and organise events for staff, students and parents. This will involve designing menus, trialling recipes, designing and decorating the venue, costing the event, presenting dishes and food and drink service. Through teamwork, students have the opportunity to take on a variety of roles such as events manager, head chef, commis chef, restaurant manager, waiter/waitress, to realise their strengths and the roles they would like to develop.

All students will be trained in customer service and will put these skills into practice during the events. The events are often themed and include researching and testing recipes from Europe and Asia.

Course content

The course includes: • International work experience • Work experience in local restaurants • Visits to local hospitality outlets • Planning and running events in Chapters training restaurant • Gaining experience in customer service which can be applied to any chosen career Learners can go on to university to study hospitality related courses or could enter into employment in hospitality related industries.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at A*-C.


The course is made up of a variety of practical and theoretical units which are continually assessed and learners will receive feedback on their progress throughout the course as they provide evidence towards the grading criteria. Evidence for assessment may be generated through a range ofactivities including realistic practical experience in Chapters restaurant, written work and oral assessment. There isn’t a theoretical exam at the end of the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lymm High Voluntary Controlled School directly.

Last updated date: 01 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years