Hospitality BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Uckfield Community Technology College School Sixth Form
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.
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.
Grade 2 or above in Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE or another Technology subject
25% externally assessed exam
75% internally assessed portfolio
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.
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.
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.