Course overview

General Food and Beverage Service Level 1 Certificate City of Bristol College

This qualification is designed for learners who want to work front of house within a hospitality environment. It covers all aspects of food and beverage service, and will lay the foundation for progression to higher-level qualifications.

Dates and applications

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General Food and Beverage Service Level 1 Certificate SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1207D01-1
Dates
05/09/2022 - 30/06/2023
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
9.00
Start Time
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Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1207D01-1 05/09/2022 - 30/06/2023 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 9.00 Enquire SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £362. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for learners aged 16-18 with an interest in catering and hospitality.

What you'll learn

To obtain the qualification, students must complete the following units:

  • Understand menus
  • Dealing with payments and bookings
  • Food and beverage service skills
  • Hot beverage skills
  • Food safety

Alongside these units, you will study to gain GCSEs in English and maths at Level 4 (C) to support your progression to employment or a Level 2 qualification.

Course entry requirements

Students will need GCSEs at grade 2 (E), including maths and English. Alternatively, you may have successfully completed another vocational qualification at Level 1 and achieved Level E3 Functional Skills in maths and English. Evidence of excellent attendance, punctuality and a track record of effort, and a commitment to study is essential.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will learn from our experienced and supportive teachers through a mix of classroom work, practical activities and visits. You will also undertake volunteering or work experience.

You will be assessed in a variety of ways to give you the best opportunity to demonstrate your skills throughout the year. This will include, for example, observation of practical activities and course work assignments. Maths and English will be assessed through tests and exams.

Future career and study opportunities

After completing this course, you could progress to a Level 2 course or you might prefer to go directly into employment. We will support and guide you to achieve your potential and your goals.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery. For the level 1 Food and Beverage Service you will be required to purchase COBC branded Uniform to wear whilst working in the Academy Café and serving Customers.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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