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BTEC HOSPITALITY AND CATERING LEVEL 3 National Subsidiary Diploma at Madeley Academy

Course description


The BTEC National Certificate in Hospitality and Catering gives studens hands-on experience as well as a broad theoretical understanding of the hospitality industry.  The unique nature of the course allows youngsters to develop their practical skills in areas of food preparation and cooking, food and drink service and recognise the value and importance of team work.  It also provides students with the experience of hands-on supervision at a range of events. 

Course content

Mandatory units include:

  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Principles of Customer Service Supervision
  • Providing Customer Service
  • Finance for Hospitality

Optional units include:

  • Food and Drink Service
  • European Cuisine
  • Asian Cuisine
  • Planning and Managing a Hospitality Event
  • Contemporay World Food
  • Marketing for Hospitality
  • Accomodation Operations
  • Industry Related Project




Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade A* - C plus English Language and grade 4.



Practical observations are applied to most units.  Coursework can involve presentations, reports, reviews, evaluation and observation.  The course is assessed  using internally assessed coursework.   

Future opportunities

Students completing this course can expect to move directly into junior management positions within the industry or move on to related Higher Education courses. 

Career opportunities can include:

  • Armed Forces
  • Education Human
  • Event Catering
  • Hotel Management
  • Industrial Catering
  • Licence Retail Management
  • Marketing
  • Resorces
  • Tourism


Further information

Please contact Madeley Academy for further information.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Madeley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2016
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