Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Certificate Level 1 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Begin your apprenticeship journey at BTC by applying for an apprenticeship on our website or through our prospectus form. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option. Then, have a look at relevant vacancies by visiting our vacancy page . If you haven?t found a suitable vacancy, you will automatically be placed into our Talent Pool. As a member of our Talent Pool, you will be the first to hear about new vacancies and we offer support with CVs, interview techniques, employability skills and much more! This is an exciting opportunity for you to explore the ever-changing world of hospitality. You will learn how to become a professional member of a team within state-of-the-art facilities, The Quantock Restaurant. The course has been developed for you to gain professional qualifications with the workplace skills needed to be part of a vibrant industry. You will learn about the diverse opportunities whilst working alongside professionals at the Taunton campus as well as completing a one-week work placement in the local area. Our excellent relationship with employers ensures you gain relevant and valuable experience within the sector.

Assessment Methods

Your week will contain a combination of classroom and workshop lessons as well as sessions in our commercial operation where your practical skills will be assessed. You will complete written and practical assessments as well as coursework. You will have the opportunity to work with professionals on our guest chef nights as well as experience a variety of visits to expand your knowledge of the industry. Our links with prestigious employers such as Lympstone Manor, The Castle Hotel, The Dorchester amongst others will encourage you to raise your aspirations.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to apply for the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Professional Cookery at the Taunton campus. Alternatively, you could start an Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Certificate Level 1
Entry Requirements

You need three GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range to include English and maths or a relevant foundation level catering qualification.

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We work in the Quantock Restaurant which offers a range of services from breakfast buffets to gourmet evenings. This means we’re able to practice our skills in a professional kitchen and front of house environment, and prepare ourselves for the industry.

Ruth Northcote-Brewer

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