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Hospitality and Catering

Level 3 VTCT Diploma in Food and Beverage Service Supervision

Full Time

Course Overview

This one-year advanced level course covers the practical skills and knowledge that will help prepare you for a career in the catering industry. You will learn how to plan and manage a large-scale event, team leadership and supervision, food and beverage, organisation in the restaurant and bar, food safety, healthy eating and undertake a work-related project.

Course Content

You will receive instruction, guidance and encouragement to practise and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award. The course covers a wide range of subjects.

Planning and managing a large scale event, this major project will incorporate a number of units:

  • Event Management
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • European and Continental Cuisine
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • The Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Care in Hospitality
  • Health, Safety and Security
  • Team Leadership and Supervision
  • Food and Beverage Organisation
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Kitchen Organisation and Food Safety
  • Introduction to Contemporary Cuisine
  • Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Work Related Project in Hospitality
  • Hospitality Business Enterprise


Students will achieve qualifications in Food Hygiene and Health and Safety.

Entry Requirement

  • A relevant Level 2 qualification.
  • Direct entry is also possible for those with significant industry experience.


The course is continuously assessed through coursework assignments and practical tasks.

Where does this course lead to

This course is a recognised route into Higher Education. Learners may progress to a Higher National Diploma or Degree courses. Students from similar Level 3 courses are now working in positions such as Head Chef and Chef de Partie at Lainston House Hotel, Operations Manager at Barcelo Group, Junior Food and Beverage Manager at Pennyhill Park Hotel, Conference and Banqueting Coordinator and a Head Chef in London's West End.

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Course Outline

Course Code: OF29
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 07/09/2020
Duration: 1 Year
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