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Catering at The Telford Langley School

Course description

You will cover four areas of study: The Catering Industry; Nutrition and Menu Planning; Food Production; Technological Developments.

Course content

A Brief Outline of the Subject Content:

Areas of study:

The industry - food and drink.

Job roles, employment opportunities and relevant training.

Health, safety and hygiene.

Food preparation, cooking and presentation.

Nutrition and menu planning.

Costing and portion control.

Specialist equipment.

Communication and record keeping.

Environmental considerations

All areas will be taught through practical and written work.

Entry requirements

No Formal Entry Requirements



UNIT 1: Catering skills related to food preparation and service

Controlled Task - Two practical tasks selected from a bank of six WJEC set tasks. Internally assessed and externally moderated.

45 hours in total.

60% of the GCSE

UNIT 2: Catering, food and the customer

Written Paper 1 hours long

One paper which will be externally set and marked. All questions are compulsory and targeted at the full range of GCSE grades.

The paper will contain short-answer, structured and free response questions drawn from the catering content.

40% of the GCSE

Future opportunities

Progression to Level 3, AS/A2 Level, AVCE, BTEC Award, Advanced Diploma Level 3, Progression Diploma Level 3, NVQ 3, Advanced Apprenticeship in related subjects, Access to HE

Further information


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Telford Langley School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 2 Years