|VTCT Product Code: AT20464||GLH: 119||Age Restriction: 16|
|Qualification Number: 600/6956/9||Units: 5|
|Level: 2||Minimum Credits: 15|
The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality Industry Skills - Food Service is to prepare you to enter the hospitality industry working in the food service sector.
Who is this qualification for?
The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hospitality Industry Skills - Food Service is a vocationally related qualification aimed at learners aged 16+ who want to gain employment in the food service sector. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification does not form part of an apprenticeship and is the only bar service specific qualification offered by VTCT.
This qualification introduces the knowledge and understanding of food service and will develop technical skills needed to successfully start a career in the food service sector. You will have your food service skills and knowledge assessed in a workplace or realistic working environment.
You will be required to demonstrate your skills at serving food and drinks in a variety of settings including silver service and table service. You will learn about the importance of a safe, hygienic and secure working environment, how to work as part of a team, how to apply for a job and prepare for a successful interview.
This is a vocationally related qualification and includes all the required elements to develop your practical skills. The five mandatory units include customer service in the hospitality industry, safe, hygienic and secure working environments in hospitality, drinks service, food service and workplace skills.
Assessment can be carried out in a number of different ways including observations, role play, reports, written work or professional discussions. You can use the Record of Assessment book to track your achievement.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification will prepare you to enter the hospitality industry working in the food service sector. On successful completion of this qualification you could also progress directly into employment as waiting staff or trainee assistant manager in a variety of settings:
- Events e.g. conference/banqueting
- Cruise ships
- Bistros and Brasseries
- Clubs e.g. sports clubs, private members clubs
You could also choose to progress onto an apprenticeship in Food and Beverage Service.
Who supports this qualification?
The Institute of Hospitality recognise this qualification as being fit for purpose to prepare you for employment within the food service sector.
Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 5 components and earn a minimum of 15 credits.
|Unit Code||Unit Ref||Unit Title||Level||Credits||GLH|
|UV11049||J/502/4898||Customer service in the hospitality industry||1||3||20|
|UV11063||R/600/0615||Safe, hygienic and secure working environments in hospitality||1||2||16|
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*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.
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NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.
|The Manchester College - Openshaw Campus||01785 774100||Visit website||Greater Manchester - Manchester|
|The Manchester College - Wythenshawe||0161 909 6655||Visit website||Greater Manchester - Manchester|
|Guernsey College of Further Education||01481 737500||Visit website||Guernsey|
|Kuching Skills College||+603-40411266||Visit website||Malaysia|
|Springboard Training and Development Centre||+1 758 450 0198||Visit website||Saint Lucia|
|CitySmart Hospitality Management||+8424 3728 6161||Visit website||Vietnam|
|Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus||0300 303 0007||Visit website||Flintshire|
|Gower College Swansea||01792 284049||Visit website||Swansea|