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Hospitality BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Uckfield Community Technology College School Sixth Form

Course description

The Hospitality Industry is one of the UK's biggest employers which offers a whole range of career opportunities both nationally and abroad.


This course will give students a good background knowledge of the Hospitality industry and it will prepare them to go straight into work or continue into further education.

Many students find that after completing the course they are much clearer about their career choices.


Course content

Throughout the year, students will study the following 9 units:


  • Introducing the Hospitality Industry

  • Working in the Hospitality Industry

  • Food Safety and Health and Safety in Hospitality

  • How the Hospitality Industry Contributes to Healthy Lifestyles

  • Teamwork in Hospitality

  • Planning, Preparing, Cooking and Finishing Food

  • Food and Beverage Service in the Hospitality Industry

  • Planning and Running a Hospitality Event

  • Contemporary World Food Cooking Skills

Students will also be asked to plan and run a hospitality event for a selected client as part of their assessed work. This will give them valuable experience of mass catering that is extremely important in the Hospitality environment.

Entry requirements

Grade 2 or above in Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE or another Technology subject


25% externally assessed exam

75% internally assessed portfolio

Future opportunities

Jobs include chef, hotel or restaurant manager, conference and event planner. There are also catering establishments, food retailers, leisure centres, pubs, clubs and hospitals that require staff with knowledge of the hospitality industry.

Further information

The timetable for this course has two days work experience which the student will have to organise.

This workplace experience must be a  hospitality/catering environment.

Course Leader:


Mr James Hooper

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uckfield Community Technology College School Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year