Level 3 Hospitality & Catering

Further Details
Course Code
LP01270
Location
Yale
Duration
Full Time, This is a 1 year full time course.
Department
Food Manufacturing, Hospitality & Catering
Start Date
04 Sep 2023
End Date
21 Jun 2024

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Course Overview
The Diploma at Level 3 is offered on a full-time basis, plus further opportunity for extracurricular experience during the evenings and weekends at functions, events and working within Ial Restaurant.

The course of study will include practical and production sessions in the chosen area of speciality either Kitchen and Larder, Patisserie or Front of House.

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.

Please note that your timetable will include one evening a week.

Practical units are completed in the production kitchens and restaurant where lunches and dinners are prepared for the restaurant and served to the public.

Other sessions include, related theory, administration, tutorials, resource based learning and portfolio development.

Level 3 Diplomas in Advanced Professional Cookery
● Unit 302 The Principles of Food Safety supervision for Catering
● Unit 870 Supervisory skills in the Hospitality industry
● Unit 871 Exploring gastronomy
● Unit 872 Advanced skills and techniques is producing vegetable and vegetarian dishes
● Unit 873 Advanced skills and techniques in producing meat dishes
● Unit 874 Advanced skills and techniques in poultry and game dishes
● Unit 875 Advanced skills and techniques in producing fish and shellfish

Level 3 Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision
● Unit 301 Principles of supervising food and beverage service operations
● Unit 302 The Principles of food safety supervision for catering
● Unit 303 Principles of promoting food and beverage services and products
● Unit 304 Principles of supervising customer service performance in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
● Unit 305 Supervise food and beverage service
● Unit 306 Legislation in food and beverage service

Optional units to be selected
● Unit 307 Carve, fillet, joint and serve food in a food service area
● Unit 308 Prepare, cook and serve food in a food service area
● Unit 309 Prepare and serve wine
● Unit 310 Prepare and serve alcoholic and cold non-alcoholic beverages
● Unit 311 Provide advice to customers on food and beverage matching
● Unit 313 Supervise Hospitality events
● Unit 314 Prepare and serve cocktails
● Unit 213 Barista Skills

Level 3 Diploma in Professional Patisserie and Confectionery
● Unit 302 The Principles of Food Safety supervision for Catering
● Unit 320 Supervisory skills in the Hospitality Industry
● Unit 321 Produce dough and batter products
● Unit 322 Produce petit fours
● Unit 323 Produce paste products
● Unit 324 Produce hot, cold and frozen desserts
● Unit 325 Produce biscuits, cake and sponges
● Unit 326 Produce display pieces and decorative items
● Unit 327 Exploring gastronomy
Variety – observation, written assignments.

The cookery units of this course are assessed by means of timed synoptic tests / the cooking of individual dishes stipulated within the course criteria.
The food and beverage assessments are completed within the realistic working environment of the restaurant, events, functions and work experience.

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/sheets, leaflets and posters.
• Producing presentations
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English Language/Welsh (1st Language), and successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification, or two years industry experience in Catering and Hospitality.

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.

The Diploma in Professional Cookery can help you find a job as a;
● Catering or restaurant manager
● Chef
● Supervisor in front of the house.
● Pastry chef
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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