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Catering Craft - Level 1 NVQ at Exeter College

Course description

This vocational programme will provide you with a superb foundation for a career in the hospitality industry and applicants will require no prior knowledge of hospitality. The course will give you all the foundation knowledge in theory and practical to allow you to progress onto Level 2 NVQ.

The programme will include working as part of a team in practical kitchen work, serving food in the public restaurant and integrated theory sessions. As with all NVQ programmes, assessment will be continuous within the realistic working environment.

Course content

You will learn about the hospitality industry and practise skills in food and drink service and food preparation and cookery. You will also study a Personal Social Development programme and Functional Skills in Maths and English that underpin your qualification.

Entry requirements

You need four GCSEs at Grade E (including Maths and English) and you must be keen and interested in hospitality and catering.

Financial information

Additional costs include uniform and equipment costing approx £235.00.


Future opportunities

You could progress to a NVQ 2 or Diploma in Professional Cookery programme to gain further skills and knowledge, or seek work in the industry whilst continuing your studies on an apprenticeship scheme.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 January 2016
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