Level 1 Hospitality and Catering

Further Details
Course Code
LP81022
Location
Yale
Duration
Full Time, This is a 1 year full time course.
Department
Hospitality & Catering
Start Date
04 Sep 2023
End Date
21 Jun 2024

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Course Overview
The Diploma at Level 1 is offered on a full-time basis, plus further opportunity for extracurricular experience during the evenings and weekends at functions/events.

The course of study will include: Practical and production sessions in Larder, Pastry and Kitchen, Front of House waiting on and reception to include functions/events on and off the premises. Other sessions include, Related Theory, Administration, Tutorials, Resource Based Learning, Portfolio Development and Essential/Key Skills.

Diploma students will work on a rota basis in all production areas of the department to gain valuable all round practical experience, including kitchens and restaurants. Practical units are completed in the production kitchens and restaurants where lunches and dinners are prepared for the restaurant and served to the public. Students will also achieve the Certificate in Food and Beverage Service as part of their experience working front of house in our training restaurants.

• Unit 202 Food Safety in Catering
• Unit 602 Introduction to Employability in the Catering and Hospitality Industry
• Unit 603 Health and Safety Awareness for Catering and Hospitality
• Unit 604 Introduction to Healthier Foods and Special Diets
• Unit 605 Introduction to Kitchen Equipment
• Unit 607 Prepare and Cook Food by Boiling, Poaching and Steaming
• Unit 608 Prepare and Cook Food by Stewing and Braising
• Unit 609 Prepare and Cook Food by Baking, Roasting and Grilling
• Unit 610 Prepare and Cook Food by Deep Frying and Shallow Frying
• Unit 611 Regeneration of Pre-Prepared Food
• Unit 612 Cold Food Preperation
• Unit 102 Introduction to Employability in the Catering and Hospitality Industry
• Unit 103 Health and Safety Awareness for Catering and Hospitality
• Unit 104 Legislation in Food and Beverage Service
• Unit 105 Understand Menus
• Unit 107 Dealing with Payments and Bookings
• Unit 108 Food and Beverage Service Skills
• Unit 109 Bar Service Skills
• Unit 110 Hot Beverage Skills

The course contains two synoptic exams, these are practical based exams where learners will be required to prepare, cook and finish multiple dishes within a set time frame. These exams are to be done independently, so they require good organisational skills and the ability to multi task.
Variety – observation, written assignments. Some of the underpinning knowledge is assessed using short paper based tests. Other types of assessment methods include research assignments / tasks including;

Designing menus / Giving alternative recipes including current nutritional guidelines.
Producing guides, wall charts, information packs/sheet, leaflets and posters.
Producing presentations.
The cookery units of this course are assessed by means of timed synoptic tests / the cooking of individual dishes stipulated within the course criteria.
4 GCSEs at grades E/2 or above including Maths and English Language/Welsh (1st Language).

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Hotel and Catering training acts as an international passport to interesting work. The Hotel and Catering Industry is one of the largest employers in the country, with 2.2 million jobs and 200,000 full-time opportunities each year for people.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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