Award Crest
York College

Entry Requirements

Students require three GCSEs at grade 'C' or above including English and Maths, or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English. Alternatively, Level 1 Certificate/Diploma in Hospitality Service or Entry Level Certificate in Introduction to Hospitality, or GCSE in Catering or Food Technology at grade 'C' or above.

Dates and Times

Start date: 18th September 2017

End date: 5th July 2018

There are various times available, please contact the Info Zone on 01904 770400 for more information.

Course Content

This qualification will provide the knowledge and practical skills to work front of house. The qualification covers a range of essential skills that will enable students to gain confidence in delivering high levels of service to all customers in a range of environments.

Units include:

  • Customer service in hospitality
  • Food safety in catering
  • Health and safety in catering and hospitality
  • Team working in hospitality

Plus a range of optional units covering:

  • Food and beverage service skills
  • Providing reception service skills
  • Food preparation and cooking skills
  • Providing housekeeping services skills
  • Handling payments and maintaining payment points


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


Students can progress onto Level 3 courses including Professional Cookery or Food and Beverage Service.
Potential job occupations include:

  • Catering/restaurant manager
  • Waiter/waitress
  • Sommelier/wine waiter
  • Bar tender
  • Receptionist
  • Housekeeper

Course Fees


Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

Applications should be made to the College and you may be required to have an interview. You can apply online on the web page of your chosen course, collect an application form from the College, or request a paper or PDF copy from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01904 770400.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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