Catering (Supported Learning Training Cafe) - Entry Level 3


Catering (Supported Learning Training Cafe)

About the course

Do you enjoy cooking? Does a learning difficulty make training difficult for you? This course offers you a great opportunity to gain catering experience.

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, but you need to be keen to work in catering and able to commit to a two-year course.


Covering a whole range of practical skills, the course focuses on creating healthy, organic and vegetarian food, and selling this to staff and students at the College¿s Centre for LifeL ong Learning.

As well as developing skills in preparing and cooking food, food hygiene and menu planning, you will gain an understanding of how to run a café, including dealing with customers and taking payment. You will also have opportunities for work experience by catering for events inside and outside the College.  

In addition, you will develop skills that you can use in all areas of your life, including team-working, effective communication, and meeting and relating to people.

 Assessment is by module coursework, practical project work, written assignments and communication skills developed through presentations.


On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the Edexcel Diploma in Skills for Independence and Work, and the Edexcel Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry. You will also achieve internal qualifications that recognise other skills that you develop.

Following the course, you may progress into work or further training in Catering.

Further Information 1

This course is free for concessionary students. A £30 registration fee applies.

He seeks and embraces responsibility

Josh Harriman

Josh Harriman

Studied: Practical Woodworking Skills Entry Level 3

As a new student arriving at College, Josh was apprehensive about the unfamiliar environment that he found himself in. Showing dedication and bravery, Josh has transformed from the person he was 2 years ago.

He seeks and embraces responsibility, utilises his initiative to achieve his goals and is ever more willing to embrace the ‘new’. From being able to initiate and maintain conversations, express himself with clarity and depth, to drawing, planning and constructing his wood projects, Josh epitomises the very essence of personal growth.

Course information

Start date
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09 September 2019

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Course level
Entry Level
Course code
Start date
End date
34 Weeks
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Full time
Student Type
Adults (19+)
School Leavers

All full-time courses are FREE to UK and EU residents aged 16-18 on 31 August in their first year of study.

Most of our Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2 courses are FREE to those aged 19+. Please enquire for further information.

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