Catering and Hospitality

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    This qualification can help you get your first job in the hospitality sector. You'll learn about many aspects of the industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills.  The qualification covers a variety of topics including cookery, food service and the industry as a whole. 

    This qualifications is for anyone who is interested in a career in the hospitality sector. It provides the basic skills required for your first job and can also help improve your skills in readiness for a level 2 qualification
    You will study:
    • The Hospitality Industry
    • Food preparation and cooking skills
    • Food and drink service skills
    • Customer service
    • English and maths
    • Employability skills

    This full time course lasts for 1 year and involves a combination of theory and practical classes, you will be assessed by submitting assignment work or by undertaking practical assessments.

    You will gain industry experience by working and developing your skills as a supervisor in our commercially operated restaurant


At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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Catering and Hospitality

Level 1

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

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