Course Title City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
Level: 1
Code 34

Overview of the Course

This is the course for you if you are interested in getting started in the hospitality industry. You might want to work as a chef, kitchen assistant, housekeeper, waitress or hotel receptionist. You don't need a job or work placement to take these qualifications.

What topics will I study?

The topics covered include:

  •  Introduction to Healthy Eating
  •  Basic food preparation and cooking theory
  •  Kitchen based practical session
  •  Applying for Jobs and Courses

Who is this course aimed at?

This qualification is suitable if you are starting out and want a good basic understanding of the industry.


It is an excellent starting point and will prepare you for ongoing study or to find your first job in hospitality.

What are the entry requirements?

You will be asked to complete an initial assessment when you attend your enrolment.


You will attend this course two days a week for two weeks.


There are various start dates throughout the year - September: 20th, 21st and 27th, 28th. November: 1st, 2nd and 9th and 15th. January: 17th, 18th and 24th, 25th. February: 28th. March: 1st and 7th, 8th. April: 25th, 26th. May: 2nd and 3rd. June: 6th, 7th and 13th, 14th.
Two weeks from commencement.


You will attend class on a Wednesday and a Thursday 9.30 am – 4.00 pm for two weeks.


This is a free course however an eligibility criteria applies. Cost if not eligible is £280.

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