Hospitality and Catering
Exam board: WJEC
What is the aim of the course?
This course concentrates on the hospitality and catering industry. You will develop the knowledge and understanding related to a range of hospitality and catering providers; how they operate and what they have to take into account to be successful. You will have the opportunity to learn about issues related to nutrition and food safety and how they affect successful hospitality and catering operations. In this qualification, you will also develop food preparation and cooking skills as well as transferable skills of problem solving, organisation, communication, creativity, independence, team building and evaluation.
Unit 1 (40%): The Hospitality and Catering Industry will be externally assessed with an on line examination that lasts 90 minutes. You will be graded as follows:
Grading: Level 1 Pass, Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction
Unit 2 (60%): Hospitality and Catering in Action is internally assessed:
This involves you completing a piece of controlled assessment in school under examination conditions. You will be set a task by Wjec / Eduqas and will have to safely plan, prepare, cook and present dishes to satisfy the task.
As this is a practical course and strict hygiene standards have to be set, students will be required to wear chef whites these are sourced by the school and are to be worn for practical lessons. You will also be expected to bring in some ingredients to complete practical work. Students in receipt of pupil premium will be supported with purchase of ingredients.
Extended learning is set on a regular basis. It will test and extend class work activities.
What qualification will I get?
Level 1 and 2 Hospitality and Catering