Catering student smiling while presenting a plate of food for serving in The Artisan Restaurant

Entry 3 Extended Certificate in Vocational Studies (Catering)

  • CODE
    68989
  • CAMPUS
    Tonbridge
  • FT/PT/EVE
    Full time
  • DURATION
    1 Year
  • START DATE
    10/09/2019
  • AWARDING BODY
    Gateway Qualifications Limited
  • Free tuition for students under 19 on 31 August prior to start date
  • Advanced Learner Loans available to students aged 19 or over
Learn basic skills for work in the hospitality and catering industry.

As part of your introduction to the catering industry, you will learn important skills that employers look for, such as:

• Customer service
• Basic food preparation and cooking techniques
• Food safety
• Health and safety in the workplace
• Planning and attending a work placement

The course includes work experience and maths and English functional skills or GCSE.

You will need to purchase equipment and clothing from an external supplier. All course costs will be discussed at interview.

You could progress on to a relevant Level 1 Catering course.

You will need English and maths at Entry Level 2. You must have an interest in catering and it is advised you also attend a skills assessment day for your chosen course level.