Design & Technology
Level 1/2 Hospitality and Catering Specification A
Level 1 covered in Year 10
Level 2 covered in Year 11
In Year 11, Hospitality and Catering students build on their KS3 knowledge by applying catering terms, skills and processes to produce their Year 10 controlled assessment. They develop skills in preparation for their final menu choice and then, under timed conditions, produce the menu for taste testing.
The WJEC Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality and Catering has been designed to support learners in schools and colleges who want to learn about this vocational sector and the potential it can offer them for their careers or further study. It is most suitable as a foundation for further study, providing learners with a core depth of knowledge and a range of specialist and general skills that will support their progression to further learning and employment.
Learners completing the Level 1/2 Award in Hospitality and Catering may be interested in progressing to our Level 3 qualifications in Food Science and Nutrition.
Modules covered in Year 10
How food can cause illness
Importance of nutrition
Understanding menu planning
Understanding the environment Hospitality and Catering providers operate
Preparing to propose a Hospitality and Catering provision to meet specific needs
Cooking a range of dishes covering a wide variety of skills
Students concentrate on level 2 controlled assessment in Year 11; Proposing a Hospitality and Catering provision to meet specific needs.
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