NVQ Certificate in Hospitality Services (Level 1)

Course: Hospitality Multi Skilled NVQ Level 1
Code: QSCRL1HOS1/F010H
Location: Hartford Campus
Dates: 12/09/2016 to 30/06/2017
Times: 09.10 to 16.30
Fee: £595.00
Hours/week: 6.00
Weeks: 34



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What is the programme structure?

The course focuses on developing your practical skills in a kitchen and restaurant environment. The course will involve some evening work at the colleges specialty signature nights. You will learn all the skills necessary to prepare and cook and finish a wide range of food dishes. Gaining experience in boiling, poaching and steaming, preparing to cook and finish foods by stewing and braising, roasting and grilling, deep and shallow frying and regeneration of prepared food and cold foods preparation and finish. As well as developing your skill in our practical cookery classes you will gain valuable skills to help you in the hospitality and catering industry including food safety: health and safety awareness for the hospitality industry,: introduction to kitchen equipment and introduction to personal workspace skills. The programme includes food service, starting work in hospitality and customer care.

Who is the programme for?

This programme is designed for School leavers or mature students who are aiming for a Career in Hospitality and Catering.

How long does it take to complete?
1 year.

What qualifications do I need?

2 GCSEs at grade E – G or an Entry Level qualification.

What does it include?

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment. The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study. The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 1 will be preparation for the world of work and the development of personal, social and employability skills. As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills English and/or maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification. Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The College has special industry standard Kitchens and Restaurant.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

Students will be expected to purchase equipment and uniform prior to starting the course.

How is the programme assessed?
To achieve the Diploma in Professional Chef and Restaurant Skills, candidates must complete twelve units. Each unit is assessed by a combination of externally set assignments and online multiple choice. Craft units are assessed by a series of practical assessments covering a wide range of different commodities.

What award will I achieve?
VRQ Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Professional Chef and Restaurant Skills

Examining/Validating Body:
City & Guilds

What can I do next?

Students may seek junior level employment in a wide range of establishments within the catering and hospitality industry or progress on to Diploma Level 2 in Cookery.

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk For students aged 19 years and over at the start of the course please contact the college for further information on the course fee.

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