Hospitality & Catering
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

Unit 202 Food safety in catering Unit 105 Understanding menus Unit 107 Dealing with payments and bookings Unit 108 Food and beverage service skills Unit 110 Hot beverage skills

This course is for you if work in the food and beverage service industry in front of house or you want to move into that role. You’d like to fill in any gaps in your front of house skills, perhaps to advance to a more senior position, or if you would like to develop and improve skill to be able to work in the industry, learn about what is good service, communication skills, serving food and beverage to industry standards.

This can be done whilst working in TASTE the college restaurant preparing and serving drinks, taking orders and providing table service.

Entry Requirements

You need to provide proof [certificates] of having a GCSE in Maths and English grades A-C. You will need to get a minimum of Entry 3 on the college initial online assessment for English and maths. If you are 16-18 and do not have GCSE English and Maths A-C you will continue to study both subjects at college. GCSE grade D will mean you are enrolled in GCSE classes, below D you will be enrolled on Functional Skills classes.

A good school reference is also required.

Progression Opportunities

These qualifications are aimed at waiter, waitress bar staff, supervisors/learners who want to further develop their understanding of good customer service, serving food and drinks [hot and cold]. Food safety laws around serving hot and cold food

  • Meeting the needs of candidates who work in bars, restaurants, nightclubs, sports clubs and hotels or with people who want to improve their knowledge about serving food and drinks.

  • Allow candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in the hospitality sector.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.