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Hospitality BTEC Level 3 at Southport College

Course description

This course explores the wide variety of services provided by hospitality organisations, whilst offering a thorough introduction to the skills required for success in the industry.

Customer service and business skills are key and you will look at the range of services offered in hospitality departments, very much developing a supervisory focus.

Course content

Course content:
Consists of 60,120 or 180 credits over 1 or 2 years. The units covered include subjects such as;

The Hospitality Industry
Customer Care
Financial control in hospitality
Food and drinks service
Alcoholic Beverage Service
Food Safety
Food Service Organisations
European Food
Contemporary World Food
Marketing for Hospitality
Events organisation
Front Office Operations
Accommodation Operations

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at A*-C with a D or above in English and maths or Pass in a related Level 2 Diploma and D or above in English and maths, plus inteview and suitable references

For students who have not yet achieved a grade C in Maths or English it is compulsory to study either Functional Skills or GCSE in each relevant subject. Attendance at these sessions are a vital part of your course to enhance your employability skills and prospects.


There are a variety of methods of assessment, including written assignments, work-based projects and role-plays.

Financial information

Chef's Whites and restaurant uniform.

Future opportunities

Many of our successful students progress to Higher Education or into employment in one of the varied sectors of the industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 June 2016

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