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16-18 Course Details

Hospitality and Catering Principles (Professional Cookery), Hospitality and Bar Service - Level 3 Certificate - 2020:21

Location: Guildford College
Course Code: OC08LF1A014P
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 will develop your knowledge and understanding of preparing, cooking and finishing a variety of dishes to food safety supervision as well as well as preparing you to work in the hospitlaity and beverage service sector.

Course Modules 

  • Drinks Service
  • Wine service
  • Cocktail service
  • Drinks service
  • Customer service
  • Meat dishes
  • Complex cold desserts
  • Hot sauces
  • Poultry dishes
  • Hot desserts,
  • Fish dishes
  • Vegetable dishes
  • Complex cakes
  • Sponges and scones
  • Supervision of operations in the hospitality industry
  • Leading a team in the hospitality industry

Why Study Here

Guildford College is a friendly and safe environment in which to study. You will be taught by our highly qualified and experienced team that have had many years industrial experiece . Our Hospitality and Catering department have a history of high achievement rates

Application Method

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements

You should have achieved the Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Food and Beverage or Hospitlaity, plus have Maths or English Language at GCSE grade 4 (grade C) or above.

Delivery Method

This course is taught with practical and theory lessons in the kitchens and Restaurant


Home work is weekly to support the theoretical aspects of the qualification


Assessment is continuous through the practical aspect of the qulaification as well as the theoretical aspect which is assessed through tests.

Further Study

You could continue your study on a business management course

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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