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Food and Beverage Supervision, Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This course is a technical level qualification that will prepare you for a career in hospitality supervision and management. It is perfect if you want to become a team leader or supervisor, or a manager in a catering setting.
You will learn about the hospitality industry; human resources; customer services; financial control; petit fours; marketing; business enterprise; alcoholic beverages; and personal selling.
How will I be assessed?
We will assess your practical skills and observe you at work. You will have two written online exams.
What could I do after this course?
You could enter into a management or business support role in the hospitality and catering industry, and you’ll be able to increase your skills with a University Centre Weston Foundation Degree in Events Production, Business, or Travel and Tourism.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths, or a Level 2 qualification within the sector. You will need to be in relevant employment, but we can support you to find this.
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What Our Students Say
Jordan Hinks, Professional Cookery
“This course has varied and interesting, and I constantly learnt new dishes and expanded my skills”
Former school: King Alfred
Course: Professional Cookery
What next? Progressing to the Level 3 Diploma and then aiming to get a job on a cruise liner or in a high-end restaurant or hotel.