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16-18 Course Details

Catering and Hospitality Level 1 Certificate - 2020:21

Location: Guildford College
Course Code: OC08LF1A013P
Year: 2020:21
FT/PT:  Full-Time 
Exam Board:  Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT)
07/09/2020Places Available
Subject Area

Fees and dates are based on academic year 2019-20 and are intended as a guide only. We will update the fees and dates for 2020-21 as soon as we have them and according to government funding and guidelines.

The Government funds and regulates adult Further Education and skills training in England. They pay a proportion of the cost to deliver the course and expect the student, or a sponsor, to pay the remaining portion. This is referred to as the ‘tuition fees’ and is what we display on our guide. If a course or a learner is not eligible for government funding the Full Cost /international fees will be liable. Please refer to our International fees page for more information.

Please note that the fees for government funded courses relate to ONE academic year only and may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances, including changes to Government funding and remission policies, so before enrolling on a course please check with the College for the latest information. The College also reserves the right to close, or not to start any published course.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct. However, the College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including content, dates, times, venues, fees payable, concessions available, terms and conditions.

Content / Overview 

This course prepares you for a career in the hospiptality and catering industry.

Course Modules 

  • Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Barista skills
  • Prepare and Cook Meat
  • Prepare and Cook Fruit and Vegetables
  • Prepare and Cook Rice, Pasta, Grains and Egg dishes
  • Produce Fermented Dough Products
  • Produce Biscuit and Sponge Products
  • Working as a Team
  • Preparing and Serving Drinks
  • Food Safety
  • Healthy Eating
  • Prepare and Cook Stock and Soups
  • Menu Knowledge and Design

Why Study Here

Guildford College offers you a safe and friendly surrounding in which to study. The achievement rates in hospitaltiy and catering are historically good. The realistic work environement prepares you for working in the industry as you will be working in a professional kitchen and restuarant that are at industry standards. The Hospitality and Catering Team consists of staff that are highly qualified that have had many years experience in the industry.

Application Method

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements

Functional skills English and maths at E3-L1. At least two GCSEs at grade 3.

Delivery Method

The course is taught through practical and theoretical training in our Park Room restaurant and theory rooms.


Homework is set every week for the theoretical aspects of the qualifications.

Further Study

On completion of the course you would be able to progress on to Level 2 in Hospitality or Catering

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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