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PTA - Hospitality at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Successful completion of the programme will ensure learners are work ready.
  • Work placement with an employer.
  • Visits to various establishments and exhibitions in the UK as well as the following qualifications: VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service. Award in Barista Skills, Essential Skills, Application of Number, Communication, Working with others, ICT, Iaith ar waith, Worldhost the principles of customer service.

Course content

This hospitality course is a one year full time course in college incorporating 200 hours work placement within the industry. You will study for 30 hours per week, be provided with a toolkit to the value of £200 and get a non means tested Educational Maintenance Allowance Grant of £30 per week. The main qualification for this course will be the VRQ Diploma in Professional Cookery with many others as mentioned in course features

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs Grade A*-C or Foundation Welsh Baccalaureate, or relevant Level 1 qualification, or 2 years experience in the industry and successful interview showing motivation and commitment to the programme. Aptitude Test /Initial Assessment. Must be between 16-24.

The pathways to Apprenticeships programme is part funded by the EU's European Social Fund ( ESF ) through the Welsh Government


Assignments, Practical assessments, end of unit tests and coursework.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the programme will provide skills to be able to progress onto an employed status apprenticeship.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    • Pibwrlwyd is a friendly campus in a rural setting on the outskirts of the market town of Carmarthen which is also the commercial centre for a large and thriving area. The campus is home to a wide range of curriculum that spans further and higher education. Key activities on the campus include Automotive Engineering, Business and Management, Catering and Hospitality, Equine Studies, Animal Science, and Teacher Training. All activities are well supported by resources and facilities including:

      Modern ICT equipment and laboratories
      Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Salon (Salon Pib)
      A well-stocked Learning Centre / Library
      Merlin’s training restaurant which is open to the public and available for small meetings/seminars
      An indoor riding arena with disabled access as well as an outdoor arena
      State of the art motor vehicle workshops
      An exotic animal care centre which incorporates reptiles, fish and amphibians
      The location, facilities and staff all contribute to creating a close learning community on the campus where everyone is supportive and caring particularly towards the students’ needs.