Important Entry Requirement & Application Update
College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.
Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.
Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.
Is this course right for me?
Would you like a career in hospitality and catering?
Could you benefit from an introductory course, with plenty of hands-on learning?
This course allows you to develop essential hospitality and food preparation skills, as well as learning about food safety. This will ensure that you have the knowledge and skills required to progress onto the next programme of study or to enter employment.
You will be expected to purchase kit, uniform and books, costing approximately £280 (subject to change). Help towards this cost may be available through grants
In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:
- You will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to study by achieving your GCSE target grades and completing year 11 with good attendance.
- Successful completion of a Traineeship, Pre-vocational, Pathways or School Link Programme
- Relevant industry experience
Applicants already studying at the college will need an attendance of 86% on their current course.
As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Group work
- Classroom based learning
- Tutorial support
- Theory sessions
- Virtual learning environment
- Practical sessions in a realistic working environment
The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:
- A series of practical tasks
- Practical checklists to explain your work
- Knowledge and research tasks
Completion of this course can lead to a number of options in education and employment. You could move directly into employment and apply your knowledge and skills in the workplace. You are encouraged to gain work experience during this course, and may be able to secure a full-time position when you finish.
Alternatively, you may choose to progress onto a Level 2 course, where you can further develop your skills and knowledge in this field. You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:
- Hospitality and Catering Level 2