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 203 Health and Safety in Catering and Hospitality
- Unit 204 Legislation in food and beverage service
- Unit 205 Menu knowledge and design
- Unit 207 Principles of beverage product knowledge
- Unit 208 Service of hot beverages
- Unit 209 Food and beverage service skills
- Unit 210 Handling payments and maintaining the payment point
- Unit 211 Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure travel and tourism
- Unit 214 Developing skills for employment in the catering and hospitality industry
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. If you would 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.
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.
Students joining this programme are required to purchase a uniform and basic set of equipment. To help keep costs to a minimum, these items are available to buy through Catering Department. If you have any concerns regrading the cost of the uniform, please discuss this at your interview as we may be able to help meet some of the expense.
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 on-line 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 at college. GCSE grade D will mean you are enrolled in GCSE classes, below D you will be enrolled on Functional Skills classes.
Level one food & beverage qualification or equivalent industry experience A good school reference.
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.
- Advanced Apprenticeship in Food & Beverage Services