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York College

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Kitchen and catering assistants

Up to £28,000

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Catering and bar managers

Up to £20,000

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Food, drink and tobacco process operatives

Up to £19,000

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.


One year.

What will I study?

This programme allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the food and beverage/front of house sector. This qualification covers all aspects of food and beverage service supervision. You will learn the key skills required to ensure you have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect from you as a supervisor.

This qualification will provide the knowledge and practical skills required to effectively supervise food & beverage areas. Units include:

  • Principles of Supervising Food and Beverage Services
  • The Principles of Food Safety Supervision for Catering
  • Principles of Promoting Food and Beverage Services and Products
  • Supervise Food and Beverage Service
  • Legislation in Food and Beverage Service

How will I be assessed?

Competence-based assessment through a portfolio of evidence, assignment and underpinning knowledge questions.

What could it lead to?

You could progress onto other Level 3 courses in Hospitality or Business or to our Foundation Degree in Leadership & Management, or an advanced/higher apprenticeship. Potential job occupations include Catering/Restaurant Supervisor, Bar Tender, Receptionist and Deputy Manager.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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