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Food & Beverage Service Supervision Level 3

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths, and a Level 2 Hospitality and Catering qualification.

What will I learn?

Over the course of the year you will build on the skills you have learned from previous study, and focus on the skills you will need to have a long and successful career in the industry. You will learn the importance of, and how to supervise safety in hospitality, you will develop leadership and supervisory qualities, gain a thorough understanding of food and drink business operations and gain experience in planning and delivering a hospitality event.

You will be able to practise these skills in our fully-equipped kitchens and fully-functioning restaurant at our Station Plaza campus.

Modules you will study include:

  • Exploring Gastronomy
  • Supervision of Safety in Hospitality
  • Leadership and Supervision in Hospitality
  • Principles of Food and Beverage Service Supervision
  • Food and Beverage Business Operations
  • Restaurant Reception Supervision
  • Planning and Delivering Hospitality Events

During this one-year course you will be able specialise and develop all the skills you need to progress your career in the Hospitality Industry in a Front of House role.

There are three external assessments within this course which contribute to 50% of the qualification. The remaining units are assessed by assignments and assessments culminating and a final synoptic internal assessment where you will be asked to draw from you newly gained knowledge to plan, prepare and deliver a Hospitality event, such as an open day or restaurant service.

The units are graded Pass, Merit & Distinction contributing to an overall grading between PP & DD.

What could I progress on to?

The course is an excellent starting point for further training or study on a Level 4 qualification, such as Hospitality Management with us.

You will also be ready to start your career in the industry so may choose a number of roles including; Restaurant Supervisor, Bar Supervisor, or Maitre D or Host/Hostess.

During the course you will be required to wear a uniform, which will cost approximately £220. You may also have the opportunity to visit a number of catering and cooking events which may incur additional costs.

Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Course code 17202
    Course name BTEC Level 3 Technical Level in Food and Beverage Service Supervision
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode Full-Time
    Full Cost Fees £2,324.00
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 36 week (s)

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