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Level E

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2024





This course is ideal for learners who wish to build a career in the Hospitality industry.

On this course, you will learn:

  • Basic food preparation skills’
  • Basic cooking skills
  • Basic menu development skills
  • Knowledge and skills to setup and prepare a dining area ready for service
  • Customer service skills

You will be assessed through both written assignments and practical observations, to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding.

You will also be required to build a portfolio of evidence. Some units may require online GOLA exams.

You do not need any official qualifications for this course, however, you will need to demonstrate a passion for the subject and commitment to learning.

Teaching staff in the Food and Hospitality department have a wealth of knowledge and experience. They will support and guide you in your studies and help you achieve your goals and aspirations.

All learners within the Food and Hospitality department will benefit from the invaluable experience from our very own commercial restaurant, The Chefs Hat. You will have opportunity to be part of the daily service and witness first-hand the realistic working environment.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress onto a Level Food studies course.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.