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Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Foundation Learning - Entry Level 3 (QCF) at York College

Course description

The course is an Entry Level catering course for students who would like to prepare to enter the hospitality industry who may need a little extra help with reading, writing and confidence building. It involves experiencing Customer Service in the Hospitality Industry, Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Food Service, Basic Food Preparation and Cooking, Food Safety and Serving Food and Drink. All Foundation programmes include social and work skills and Functional Skills.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but applicants must attend an interview, have a keen interest in cooking and be fully committed to attending and completing the course.


You will be continuously assessed during the course through projects and skills checks, practical assessments and assignment work.

Future opportunities

Students can progress to Level 1 Professional Cookery depending on progress throughout their programme. Alternatively, students may wish to take up a job opportunity in the hospitality and catering industry.

Potential job occupations include:

  • Hotel Porter
  • Hotel Receptionist
  • Hotel Room Attendant
  • Food Processing Operative
  • Fast Food Service Assistant

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 October 2016
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